This investigation describes an observation of lasing in photonic crystals (PCs) based on holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) reflection gratings, which has a periodic structure of nano-sized (<200nm) LC droplets/ polymer in a film.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
A. Y. Fuh and S. -. Wu, "Lasing in Photonic Crystal based on Dye-Doped Holographic Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal Reflection Gratings," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFI6.