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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 2 — Jan. 26, 2004
  • pp: 325–330

All-optical tunability of holographically multiplexed organic distributed feedback lasers

D. Wright, E. Brasselet, J. Zyss, G. Langer, A. Pogantsch, K. F. Iskra, T. Neger, and W. Kern  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 325-330 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.000325


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Abstract

We report the fabrication and characterization of optically pumped multiple grating distributed feedback lasers in dye doped organic thin films. Each multiplexed laser structure is inscribed at a different angle in the sample plane and possesses a unique emission wavelength. The polarization sensitivity of these structures with respect to the pumping light is exploited to enable simple and high-speed switching of the device emission wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(250.3680) Optoelectronics : Light-emitting polymers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: December 10, 2003
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2004
Published: January 26, 2004

Citation
D. Wright, E. Brasselet, J. Zyss, G. Langer, A. Pogantsch, K. Iskra, T. Neger, and W. Kern, "All-optical tunability of holographically multiplexed organic distributed feedback lasers," Opt. Express 12, 325-330 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-2-325


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