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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2010
  • pp: 2451–2453

Simultaneous RGB lasing from a single-chip polymer device

Kenichi Yamashita, Nobutaka Takeuchi, Kunishige Oe, and Hisao Yanagi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 14, pp. 2451-2453 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.002451


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Abstract

This Letter describes the fabrication and operation of a single-chip white-laser device. The laser device has a multilayered structure consisting of three laser layers. Each laser layer comprises polymer claddings and a waveguide core doped with organic dye. In each laser layer, grating corrugations were fabricated by UV-nanoimprint lithography that act as distributed-feedback cavity structures. Under optical pumping, lasing output with red, green, and blue colors was simultaneously obtained from the sample edge.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(250.2080) Optoelectronics : Polymer active devices
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 14, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 25, 2010
Published: July 14, 2010

Citation
Kenichi Yamashita, Nobutaka Takeuchi, Kunishige Oe, and Hisao Yanagi, "Simultaneous RGB lasing from a single-chip polymer device," Opt. Lett. 35, 2451-2453 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-14-2451


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