We report on melt-processed all-polymer distributed feedback lasers. The slope efficiency and lasing threshold of these lasers are found highly pumping angle dependent, with a maximum efficiency of nearly 4.6% and lowest threshold of 0.9mJ/cm2.
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J. Zhou, H. Song, J. Lott, Y. Wu, E. Baer, A. Hiltner, C. Weder, and K. D. Singer, "All-Polymer Distributed Feedback Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CThY5.
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