TITLE

Optically written solid-state lasers with broadly tunable mode emission based on improved poly (2,5-dialkoxy-phenylene-vinylene)

AUTHOR(S)
Kranzelbinder, G.; Toussaere, E.; Zyss, J.; Pogantsch, A.; List, E. W. J.; Tillmann, H.; Ho¨rhold, H.-H.
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/4/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p716
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report an optical written distributed feedback (DFB) structure with broadly and continuously tunable mode emission (Δλ=30 nm) based on polycondensation-type poly[2methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenylene-vinylene] (MEH–PPV). In a Lloyd-mirror configuration we realize first-order feedback by dynamic photoinduced in-plane gratings, which can also be imprinted permanently. This technique is a versatile fabrication tool for polymeric DFB laser structures while also providing an efficient method to probe the lasing performance of organic solid-state laser materials. Furthermore, features of the photoinduced absorption spectra of improved MEH–PPV indicate favorable material properties towards further homopolymer solid-state laser applications. © 2002 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5985825

 

Related Articles

  • Thermally widely tunable laser diodes with distributed feedback. Todt, R.; Jacke, T.; Meyer, R.; Amann, M.-C. // Applied Physics Letters;7/11/2005, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p021103 

    A thermally widely tunable buried heterostructure laser diode with distributed feedback (DFB) is demonstrated. This device requires only two tuning currents for wide quasicontinuous wavelength tuning, thereby facilitating easy and fast device calibration and control. Furthermore, being based on...

  • Benefits of Using TLSs in WDM Testing. Plomteux, Olivier // Lightwave;Jun99, Vol. 16 Issue 7, WAVE REVIEW p4 

    Reviews the critical parameters of tunable laser sources (TLS) in the field of wavelength-division mulitplexing (WDM) testing.

  • Difference-frequency mixing in KTA produces 3-5 micron tunable output.  // Laser Focus World;Oct94, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p9 

    Reports on the development of a pulsed, continuously tunable narrow-band source of 3-5.3 micron light, by Andrew H. Lung at Lawrence Laboratory. Production of the IR output through the difference-frequency mixing of an injection-seeded pulsed Ti:sapphire laser and Q-switched Nd:YAG laser in the...

  • Custom laser provides ultrafast pulses at four wavelengths. Anderson, Stephen G. // Laser Focus World;Oct94, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p15 

    Reports that scientists at the Centre d'Etudes de Saclay du Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique in France, have acquired a broadly tunable high-energy femtosecond laser source. Provision of ultrafast pulses at four wavelengths; Laser to be used for pump-probe experiments in physics and chemistry.

  • Diode-pumped Cr:LiSGAF produces 80-fs pulses. Lewotsky, Kristin // Laser Focus World;Apr95, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p15 

    Reports on the production of tunable femtosecond pulses from a diode-pumped, Kerr-lens-mode-locked, all-solid-state chromium-doped lithium strontium gallium fluoride laser. Modelocked operation of the laser; Advantages of the laser; System design.

  • External-cavity designs satisfy stringent demands. Lang, Michael // Laser Focus World;Jun96, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p187 

    Reviews the important characteristics of tunable, narrow-linewidth diode-lasers and looks at applications in which they have replaced traditional lasers. Tunable diode-laser development; Measurement of isotope ratios; Spectroscopy of chemical transients.

  • Tunable lasers cover the spectrum. Lerner, Eric J. // Laser Focus World;Oct98, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p143 

    Presents information on the significance of tunable lasers. Four broad application areas where turnability is essential; Types of tunable lasers; Limited application of liquid-based lasers; Background about vibrionic lasers.

  • Control of laser desorption using tunable single pulses and pulse pairs. Hess, Wayne P.; Joly, Alan G.; Gerrity, Daniel P.; Beck, Kenneth M.; Sushko, Peter V.; Shluger, Alexander L. // Journal of Chemical Physics;5/8/2002, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p8144 

    We desorb ground state Br and spin-orbit excited Br atoms from KBr single crystals using single pulses and sequential pulse pairs of tunable nanosecond laser radiation. Irradiation of cleaved KBr crystals near the bulk absorption threshold produces hyperthermal Br emission without a significant...

  • Crystals for Photonics. Basiev, T. T.; Zharikov, E. V.; Osiko, V. V. // Crystallography Reports;Dec2002, Vol. 47 Issue 7, pS15 

    The prospects of using crystals in photonics are discussed. Primary attention is focused on one of the topical problems of photonics�creation of sources of laser radiation with given wavelengths. Recent advances in the development of crystals for tunable lasers, as well as for the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics