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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 8 — Apr. 9, 2012
  • pp: 9058–9063

Spatial angle dependent lasing from a dye-doped two-dimensional hexagonal photonic crystal made of holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystals

D. Luo, H. T. Dai, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun, H. Z. Yang, and W. Ji  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 8, pp. 9058-9063 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.009058


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Abstract

The observation of spatial angle dependent lasing from a dye-doped two-dimensional photonic crystal (2D PC) holographic polymer dispersed liquid crystals made of hexagonal lattice structure is reported. With the increasing output angle of the laser beam in the plane perpendicular to the 2D PC, the lasing wavelength is red-shifted. By analyzing the lasing oscillation trace, we found that the effective lattice constant changes with the output angle, causing the spatial angle dependent lasing.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 15, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2012
Published: April 3, 2012

Citation
D. Luo, H. T. Dai, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun, H. Z. Yang, and W. Ji, "Spatial angle dependent lasing from a dye-doped two-dimensional hexagonal photonic crystal made of holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystals," Opt. Express 20, 9058-9063 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-8-9058


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