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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 11457–11464

Lasing characteristic of organic octagonal quasicrystal slabs with single-defect microcavity at low-index contrast

Guojian Yang, Xiao Chen, Yiquan Wang, and Shuai Feng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 11457-11464 (2013)

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We experimentally demonstrate and characterize an organic octagonal quasicrystal slab with a single-defect microcavity at low-index contrast. The gain medium is the conjugated-polymer, composed by two PPV derivatives, a BEHP-PPV and a MEH-PPV. By optical pumping, the lasing action is achieved at 607 nm with a FWHM of 1nm. The threshold of lasing is 9μJ/cm2. The intensity of the lasing peak depends linearly on the pump energy above the threshold.

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OCIS Codes
(250.3680) Optoelectronics : Light-emitting polymers
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: February 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 22, 2013
Published: May 3, 2013

Guojian Yang, Xiao Chen, Yiquan Wang, and Shuai Feng, "Lasing characteristic of organic octagonal quasicrystal slabs with single-defect microcavity at low-index contrast," Opt. Express 21, 11457-11464 (2013)

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