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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1996
  • pp: 263–265

Lasing behavior in a liquid spherical dye laser containing highly scattering nanoparticles

Hiroshi Taniguchi, Masahisa Nishiya, Shinji Tanosaki, and Humio Inaba  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 263-265 (1996)

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With the addition of scattering nanoparticles to dye-doped spherical droplets, lasing has been observed with well-defined thresholds in input–output data. One-order or more magnitude enhancement of peak intensity from droplet emission has been obtained with certain (optimum) additive scattering particles compared with nonadditive scattering particles (neat dye-doped droplets). Characteristics of input–output intensities, emission spectra (with wavelength shifts), and spectral linewidths are reported experimentally, depending on additive quantities of scattering nanoparticles.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 15, 1995
Published: February 15, 1996

Hiroshi Taniguchi, Humio Inaba, Masahisa Nishiya, and Shinji Tanosaki, "Lasing behavior in a liquid spherical dye laser containing highly scattering nanoparticles," Opt. Lett. 21, 263-265 (1996)

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