A novel pumping scheme quasi-end-firing (QEF) was proposed and demonstrated for waveguided DFB tunable fiber-top dye laser. QEF-DFB laser array has been fabricated and the QEFed DFB laser operation was confirmed for first time.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides
Y. Oki, M. Ide, K. Tanaka, H. Watanabe, S. Miyawaki, and M. Maeda, "Quasi-end-fired laser operation from waveguided DFB plastic dye lasers for fiber-top tunable laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CFD3.
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