1 June 1994 Spectroscopy and laser performance of new BF2-complex dyes in solution
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Proceedings Volume 2115, Visible and UV Lasers; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.172742
Event: OE/LASE '94, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Four new BF2-complex laser dyes have been synthesized and spectroscopic and laser studies have been performed. The 8-cyano-pyrromethene-BF2 complexes showed the best performance with red emission and slope efficiencies as high as 48% when pumped with a frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser. Additionally, three previously known pyrromethene-BF2 complex dyes obtained from a commercial source were tested. These dyes showed a relative efficiency of greater than 80%, with one (PM-580) displaying a slope efficiency of 89%. This efficiency is the highest reported for any dye laser.
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Toomas H. Allik, Toomas H. Allik, Robert E. Hermes, Robert E. Hermes, Govindarao Sathyamoorthi, Govindarao Sathyamoorthi, Joseph H. Boyer, Joseph H. Boyer, } "Spectroscopy and laser performance of new BF2-complex dyes in solution", Proc. SPIE 2115, Visible and UV Lasers, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172742; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.172742


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