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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2011
  • pp: 1875–1877

Array of a dye-doped polymer-based microlaser with multiwavelength emission

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


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 10, pp. 1875-1877 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001875


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Abstract

This Letter reports a convenient method of fabricating a polymer-based microlaser array. Laterally aligned plastic micropillars equipped with an optical resonator were fabricated by using a lithographic technique with an organic-dye-doped photopolymer, which operated as a laser element with a vertical cavity. Under optical pumping, very fine emission spectra showing a Fabry–Perot-type lasing oscillation were observed. Using this technique, integrated laser cavities with desired operation wavebands can be produced easily.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2011
Published: May 13, 2011

Citation
Kenichi Yamashita, Hisao Yanagi, and Kunishige Oe, "Array of a dye-doped polymer-based microlaser with multiwavelength emission," Opt. Lett. 36, 1875-1877 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-10-1875


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