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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 20 — Oct. 2, 2006
  • pp: 9436–9443

Organic solid laser pumped by an organic light-emitting diode

B. Wei, N. Kobayashi, M. Ichikawa, T. Koyama, Y. Taniguchi, and T. Fukuda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 20, pp. 9436-9443 (2006)

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We have proposed what we believe is a novel organic device pumped by an organic light-emitting diode to avoid a strong charge-induced absorption and nonradiative loss in an electrically pumped organic laser. An organic light-emitting diode was fabricated on the transparent anode substrate with a microcavity structure and driven under intense pulse voltages, and an organic film with a low threshold of amplified spontaneous emission was spin-coated on the opposite side of the substrate. Edge emission, spectral from the film, has been measured under the pulse voltages. The optical characteristics of organic films under an Nd3+: YAG laser have also been studied.

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OCIS Codes
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: April 27, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 26, 2006
Published: October 2, 2006

Bin Wei, Nyoriko Kobayashi, Musubu Ichikawa, Toshiki Koyama, Y. Taniguchi, and T. Fukuda, "Organic solid laser pumped by an organic light-emitting diode," Opt. Express 14, 9436-9443 (2006)

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