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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 1998
  • pp: 5694–5696

Energy-Transfer Dye Laser in SolGel Silica

Hong-Kee Law, Teck-Yong Tou, and Seik-Weng Ng  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 24, pp. 5694-5696 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.005694


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Abstract

Coumarin 460 transfers radiative energy to disodium fluorescein when solgel silica is doped with the dyes, producing disodium fluorescein lasing in superradiant mode at a 3.3% peak efficiency under low-energy transverse pumping by a 1.5-mJ N2 laser, with disodium fluorescein being present at a concentration below its lasing threshold value.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.6630) Lasers and laser optics : Superradiance, superfluorescence
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials

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Hong-Kee Law, Teck-Yong Tou, and Seik-Weng Ng, "Energy-Transfer Dye Laser in SolGel Silica," Appl. Opt. 37, 5694-5696 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-24-5694


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