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半导体超晶格声子激光器的研究进展

Progress of semiconductor superlattice phonon laser

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摘要

太赫兹频率的相干声子在纳米尺度器件的探测和操控领域具有重要的应用价值。半导体超晶格声子激光器是实现太赫兹频率相干声子源稳定输出的重要途径。本文首先回顾了GHz到THz频率范围声学放大的多种方法,然后详细阐述了超晶格声子放大、超晶格声学布拉格镜的工作原理与设计方法以及声子激光器的阈值条件,同时总结了电抽运和光抽运结构器件的研究现状,最后简要讨论了亚太赫兹声子激光器在声-电子领域的应用。分析表明,这种能够产生强相干太赫兹声子的半导体超晶格声子激光器在纳米尺度器件的探测与成像等方面具有广阔的发展前景。

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The coherent phonons at terahertz frequency have important applications in the field of detection and control of nanometer scale devices. Semiconductor superlattice phonon laser is an important way to realize the stable source of terahertz coherent phonon. Firstly, some methods about acoustic amplification in GHz-THz frequency range are reviewed. Next, the phonon amplification in superlattices, the working principles and design methods of superlattice acoustic Bragg reflectors and threshold of phonon laser are all elaborated. Then the research status on electrically pumped and optically pumped phonon lasers are summarized. Lastly, the applications for sub-terahertz phonon laser in the acoustic-electrons field are briefly discussed. The semiconductor superlattice phonon laser producing strong coherent phonons at terahertz frequency will have a much broader development prospect in multiple aspects, such as the detection and imaging of nanoscale devices.

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中图分类号:TN248

DOI:10.3788/co.20171004. 0415

所属栏目:综述

基金项目:国家重点基础研究发展计划(973计划)项目(No.2013B933300)

收稿日期:2017-03-02

修改稿日期:2017-04-11

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董立超:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033中国科学院大学,北京100049
田思聪:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033
王涛:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033中国科学院大学,北京100049
卢泽丰:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033中国科学院大学,北京100049
汪丽杰:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033
舒世立:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033
秦莉:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033
佟存柱:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033
王立军:中国科学院 长春光学精密机械与物理研究所 发光学及应用国家重点实验室,吉林 长春130033

联系人作者:董立超(960628746@qq.com)

备注:董立超(1991-),男,吉林舒兰人,硕士研究生,2014年于吉林大学获得学士学位,主要从事半导体激光器方面的研究。

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DONG Li-chao,TIAN Si-cong,WANG Tao,LU Ze-feng,WANG Li-jie,SHU Shi-li,QIN Li,TONG Cun-zhu,WANG Li-jun. Progress of semiconductor superlattice phonon laser[J]. Chinese Optics, 2017, 10(4): 415-425

董立超,田思聪,王涛,卢泽丰,汪丽杰,舒世立,秦莉,佟存柱,王立军. 半导体超晶格声子激光器的研究进展[J]. 中国光学, 2017, 10(4): 415-425

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