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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1992
  • pp: 1435–1437

Two-photon-pumped lasing in microdroplets

A. S. Kwok, A. Serpengüzel, W.-F. Hsieh, R. K. Chang, and J. B. Gillespie  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 20, pp. 1435-1437 (1992)

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Lasing is observed in laser-dye-doped ethanol droplets after two-photon absorption by the dye molecules. The two-photon-pumped lasing emission by the droplets is at a higher frequency than the input laser. Competitive nonlinear-optical effects that occur at high input-laser intensity are discussed.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 4, 1992
Published: October 15, 1992

A. S. Kwok, J. B. Gillespie, A. Serpengüzel, W.-F. Hsieh, and R. K. Chang, "Two-photon-pumped lasing in microdroplets," Opt. Lett. 17, 1435-1437 (1992)

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