Highly efficient long-lifetime dual-layered waveguide dye laser containing SiO2 nanoparticle-dispersed random scattering active media

Hirofumi Watanabe, Yuji Oki, Takashige Omatsu

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We have demonstrated a highly efficient, long-lifetime waveguide dye laser using nanosized-particle-dispersed random scattering active media. An experimental laser slope efficiency of 38.6% and energy threshold of less than 1μJ at a single longitudinal mode were measured. The operation lifetime of this laser device reached 6.5 million pump shots.

Original languageEnglish
Article number112503
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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