Towards Doppler-free QCL-based metrological THz spectroscopy

Year: 2014

Authors: Consolino L., Bartalini S., Campa A., Ravaro M., Beere H. E., Ritchie D. A, Vitiello M. S., Cancio P., Mazzotti D., De Natale P.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO) – CNR, Largo E. Fermi 6, Firenze 50125, Italt,
European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy (LENS), via Nello Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino (FI) 50019 Italy;
NEST Istituto Nanoscienze – CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza San Silvestro 12, Pisa Italy;
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, JJ Thomas Avenue, Cambridge CB3 OHE, UK

Abstract: New frontiers for high precision THz spectroscopy are presented. Current limits can be overcome by exploiting saturation effects on molecular transitions and coupling THz QCL radiation to an optical cavity.

Conference title: 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2014)
Place: San Jose, USA

KeyWords: quantum cascade laser; terahertz;