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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2005
  • pp: 1827–1828

Comment on "Microstructured polymer fiber laser"

Ursula Gibson and Ulf Österberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 14, pp. 1827-1828 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001827


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Abstract

We comment on the recent Letter by Argyros [Opt. Lett.29, 1882 (2004)] in which a microstructured polymer fiber doped with the dye Rhodamine 6G was discussed as a possible fiber laser source. We suggest that the lasing action at 632 nm was due to stimulated Raman scattering in the poly(methyl methacrylate) host material.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

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Ursula Gibson and Ulf Österberg, "Comment on "Microstructured polymer fiber laser"," Opt. Lett. 30, 1827-1828 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-14-1827


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