Blue and green diode lasers in ZnSe-based quantum wells

H. Jeon, J. Ding, A. V. Nurmikko, W. Xie, D. C. Grillo, M. Kobayashi, R. L. Gunshor, G. C. Hua, N. Otsuka

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Laser diode operation has been obtained from (Zn,Cd)Se/ZnSe and (Zn,Cd)Se/Zn(S,Se) quantum well structures in the blue and the green. The devices, prepared on p- and n-type (In,Ga)As or GaAs buffer layers for lattice matching purposes to control the defect density, have been operated at near-room-temperature conditions and briefly at room temperature with uncoated end facets. Quasi-continuous wave operation has been obtained at T=77 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2045-2047
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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    Jeon, H., Ding, J., Nurmikko, A. V., Xie, W., Grillo, D. C., Kobayashi, M., Gunshor, R. L., Hua, G. C., & Otsuka, N. (1992). Blue and green diode lasers in ZnSe-based quantum wells. Applied Physics Letters, 60(17), 2045-2047.