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Improved longevities and novel wavelength generation from a solid state dye laser
Author(s): Toomas H. Allik; Suresh Chandra; Richard A. Utano; Timothy R. Robinson; Joseph H. Boyer
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Paper Abstract

Pyrromethene-BF2 (PM) complexes doped in modified polymethyl methacrylate were evaluated and show excellent laser efficiency and damage resistance when excited at 532 nm. The spectroscopy and laser performance of a new laser dye (PM511) is discussed with emission below 550 nm. In addition, the enhanced sensitization and dual wavelength operation of dyes doped in the solid-state are demonstrated between 550 - 650 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2698, Solid State Lasers V, (25 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236172
Show Author Affiliations
Toomas H. Allik, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)
Suresh Chandra, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)
Richard A. Utano, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States)
Timothy R. Robinson, Korry Electronics Co. (United States)
Joseph H. Boyer, Univ. of New Orleans (United States)


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

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