We present a dye-doped liquid crystal laser using a photonic crystal cavity. An applied electric field to the liquid crystal provides wavelength tunability. The photonic crystal enhances resonant interaction with the gain medium.
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T. Buß, M. B. Christiansen, C. L. Smith, and A. Kristensen, "Liquid Crystal Tunable Photonic Crystal Dye Laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CWM6.
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