17 June 1993 Optical gain and laser action in rhodamine-doped solid state PT-ORMOSIL composites
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Proceedings Volume 1864, Solid State Lasers IV; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.146884
Event: OE/LASE'93: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Scienceand Engineering, 1993, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Optical gain and photostability have been investigated for several orange/red rhodamine laser dyes (RLDs) doped in the polydimethylsiloxane and tetraethoxysilane derived organically modified silicate (PT-ORMOSIL) composites. The RLDs in PT-ORMOSILs exhibit gain and stability comparable to those in methanol solution while substantially better than in the PMMA matrix. Broadband laser oscillations have been achieved in a free-running resonator with Rh610/PT-ORMOSIL as the gain medium. The lasing threshold and slope efficiency are found to be approximately 8 (mu) J and approximately 30%, respectively.
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Hongxing Dai, Hongxing Dai, Herbert Lin, Herbert Lin, Oscar M. Stafsudd, Oscar M. Stafsudd, } "Optical gain and laser action in rhodamine-doped solid state PT-ORMOSIL composites", Proc. SPIE 1864, Solid State Lasers IV, (17 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146884; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.146884


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