Quantum-dot laser diode

Edik Rafailov (Inventor), Svetlana A. Zolotovskaya (Inventor), Sergei Sokolovski (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Aspects of the present disclosure relate to the field of laser technology, specifically semiconductor lasers, and to novel biomedical applications of such lasers, including novel methods of photodynamic therapy. Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure include a semiconductor laser diode having an active region having a gain medium with one or more InGaAs/InAs quantum dot layers; and wherein the laser diode can be arranged in operation to emit laser light having a central wavelength within spectral range of wave lengths. The present embodiments further include a method of directly forming a reactive oxygen species (ROS), the method including exposing a medium having a potential source of ROS to a semiconductor laser diode, the semiconductor laser diode configured to emit laser light having a central wavelength within the spectral range
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 20110313407 A1
Filing date20/06/11
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2011


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