This paper presents the operation of a compact blue laser by a solid-state dye thin-film ring resonator. The active medium of a dye laser, which is ordinarily in a liquid phase, is solidified by doping a laser dye into several solid materials. We used coumarin 120 or stilbene 3 as laser dye, and observed that a solid state dye laser oscillates in the blue region. A nitrogen laser (at 337 nm wavelength) serves as the pump source. Dye-doped thin-films are dip-coated on surfaces of cylindrical glass rods. The thin films having a ring structure, provide feedback action for laser operation around the circumference of the rods.
|ジャーナル||Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section B: Nonlinear Optics|
|出版ステータス||Published - 1995 12 1|
|イベント||Proceedings of the 1994 International Conference of Optically Nonlinear Organic Materials and Applications (4th IKETANI Conference) - Hawaii Island, HI, USA|
継続期間: 1994 5 17 → 1994 5 20
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Control and Systems Engineering
- Condensed Matter Physics