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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 1998
  • pp: 3987–3989

Long-pulse narrow-linewidth dispersive solid-state dye-laser oscillator

Francisco J. Duarte, Travis S. Taylor, Angel Costela, Inmaculada Garcia-Moreno, and Roberto Sastre  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 18, pp. 3987-3989 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.003987


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Abstract

We report on narrow-linewidth long-pulse laser emission from a dispersive solid-state dye-laser oscillator. Output energy was ∼0.4 mJ/pulse at laser linewidths of 650 MHz and pulse lengths of 105 ns FWHM. The solid-state gain medium utilized was Rhodamine 6G dye-doped 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate:methyl methacrylate.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers

History
Original Manuscript: December 1, 1997
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 1998
Published: June 20, 1998

Citation
Francisco J. Duarte, Travis S. Taylor, Angel Costela, Inmaculada Garcia-Moreno, and Roberto Sastre, "Long-pulse narrow-linewidth dispersive solid-state dye-laser oscillator," Appl. Opt. 37, 3987-3989 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-18-3987


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