Distributed feedback all-organic microlaser based on holographic polymer dispersed liquid crystals

Criante, L.; Lucchetta, D. E.; Vita, F.; Castagna, R.; Simoni, F.
March 2009
Applied Physics Letters;3/16/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p111114
Academic Journal
An optically pumped vertically emitting all-organic laser, based on a holographic polymer dispersed liquid crystal reflection grating operating in a distributed feedback configuration, is presented. The used experimental geometry overcomes the main drawbacks characterizing similar systems, allowing virtually infinite operations and absence of damages associated with the high energy of the optical pumping.


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