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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1994
  • pp: 1630–1632

Performance of Pyrromethene 580 and 597 in a commercial Nd:YAG-pumped dye-laser system

William P. Partridge, Jr., Normand M. Laurendeau, Charles C. Johnson, and Richard N. Steppel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 20, pp. 1630-1632 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001630


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Abstract

We report the performance of two new laser dyes, Pyrromethene 580 and 597, in a 10-Hz, Nd:YAG-pumped dye-laser system. These dyes demonstrate broader and more efficient tuning curves compared with those of Rhodamine 590 and 610. Pyrromethene 580 and 597 provide peak conversion efficiencies of 38% at 552 nm and 32% at 571 nm, respectively. Moreover, these new dyes provide conversion efficiencies of 31% near 572.5 nm, a wavelength used for fluorescence studies of NO. This enhanced efficiency should improve the signal-to-noise ratio in linear fluorescence [NO] measurements.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 13, 1994
Published: October 15, 1994

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William P. Partridge, Charles C. Johnson, Richard N. Steppel, and Normand M. Laurendeau, "Performance of Pyrromethene 580 and 597 in a commercial Nd:YAG-pumped dye-laser system," Opt. Lett. 19, 1630-1632 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-20-1630


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