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Recent advances in polymer dye lasers
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Paper Abstract

Experimental results for various type polymer lasers, pumped by different frequency doubled Nd:YAG lasers with pulse energy from 1 to 400 mJ, pulse width from 5 to 500 ns, and pulse repetition rate from 1 to 25,000 Hz, are presented. A dye laser output energy exceeding 280 mJ and an average output power of more than 12 W were demonstrated in a broad band operation mode. A total energy of 190 mJ at 560 nm in a beam divergence of less than 20 mm-mrad is achieved. A tunability over 545-685 nm wavelength range was demonstrated in a narrow band operation mode (linewidth 0.4 cm-1) with more than 30 mJ maximum energy per pulse. A stable output for more than 1 million pulses at 560 nm for motionless modified polymer element at pump fluence 0.5 J/cm2 and more than 200 million pulses for movable element at pump fluence 1 J/cm2 has been achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2698, Solid State Lasers V, (25 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236154
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir S. Nechitailo, PolyOptics Ltd. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2698:
Solid State Lasers V
Richard Scheps, Editor(s)

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