Gold nanoparticles are mixed in aqueous solution of Rhodamine 6G to modify the lasing output intensity. The photostability deterioration of the gain medium by gold nanoparticles is successfully compensated by silica coating on the nanoparticles.
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L. Dong, F. Ye, A. Chughtai, S. Popov, A. T. Friberg, and M. Muhammed, "Enhanced photostability of aqueous solution of Rhodamine 6G with gold nanoparticles in lasing process by silica coating," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CF1A.2.
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