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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 3 — Mar. 18, 2011

Grating cavity dual wavelength dye laser

Oscar Javier Zapata-Nava, Ponciano Rodríguez-Montero, M. David Iturbe-Castillo, and Carlos Gerardo Treviño-Palacios  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 3483-3493 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.003483


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Abstract

We report simultaneous dual wavelength dye laser emission using Littman-Metcalf and Littrow cavity configurations with minimum cavity elements. Dual wavelength operation is obtained by laser operation in two optical paths inside the cavity, one of which uses reflection in the circulating dye cell. Styryl 14 laser dye operating in the 910 nm to 960 nm was used in a 15%:85% PC/EG solvent green pumped with a Q-switched doubled Nd3+:YAG laser.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(140.2050) Lasers and laser optics : Dye lasers
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 17, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2011
Published: February 8, 2011

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Vol. 6, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Oscar Javier Zapata-Nava, Ponciano Rodríguez-Montero, M. David Iturbe-Castillo, and Carlos Gerardo Treviño-Palacios, "Grating cavity dual wavelength dye laser," Opt. Express 19, 3483-3493 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-4-3483


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