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Alloyed-core colloidal quantum dot DFB laser with encapsulated gain region

McLellan, L. and Guilhabert, B. and Laurand, N. and Dawson, M. D. (2015) Alloyed-core colloidal quantum dot DFB laser with encapsulated gain region. In: 2015 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC). IEEE, pp. 170-171. ISBN 9781479974658

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    Abstract

    A CdSxSe1−x/ZnS colloidal quantum dot distributed-feedback laser operating in the nanosecond-regime with a threshold below 3 kW/cm2 is reported. The laser emits vertically up to 40 nJ at 600 nm with an efficiency of 1.2%.