Of the four new pyrromethene derivatives studied, 1,3,5,7,8-pentamethyl-2,6-diethylpyrromethene-BF2 complex lased ~3 times more efficiently than rhodamine 560 under flashlamp excitation.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 22, 1990
Published: September 20, 1990
Theodore G. Pavlopoulos, Joseph H. Boyer, Mayur Shah, Kannappan Thangaraj, and Mou-Ling Soong, "Laser action from 2,6,8-position trisubstituted 1,3,5,7-tetramethylpyrromethene-BF2 complexes: part 1," Appl. Opt. 29, 3885-3886 (1990)