Optical parametric amplification of a distributed feedback quantum cascade laser in orientation-patterned GaAs

@article{Bloom2010OpticalPA,
  title={Optical parametric amplification of a distributed feedback quantum cascade laser in orientation-patterned GaAs},
  author={Guillaume Bloom and Arnaud Grisard and Eric Lallier and Christian Larat and M. Carras and Xavier Marcadet},
  journal={CLEO/QELS: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-2}
}
We demonstrate an optical parametric amplifier in orientation-patterned GaAs amplifying the emission of a quantum cascade laser with a distributed feedback structure. We report a gain as high as 53dB in good agreement with theory.