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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2004
  • pp: 1309–1311

Spectral encoding of the polarization state of light in multiplexed polarization-sensitive lasing structures

E. Brasselet, D. Wright, J. Zyss, G. Langer, and W. Kern  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 12, pp. 1309-1311 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.001309


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Abstract

We report the experimental demonstration of spectral encoding of the polarization state of light by use of multiplexed distributed-feedback lasers in a dye-doped organic thin film by exploiting the pump polarization selectivity of the superimposed resonators. Measurement of the Stokes parameters of the pump light without a priori knowledge of the lasing properties of the structure is discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(250.3680) Optoelectronics : Light-emitting polymers

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E. Brasselet, D. Wright, J. Zyss, G. Langer, and W. Kern, "Spectral encoding of the polarization state of light in multiplexed polarization-sensitive lasing structures," Opt. Lett. 29, 1309-1311 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-12-1309


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