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Energy transfer in coumarin 503 dye doped polymer laser
Author(s): Alkondan Ramalingam; G. Somasundaram
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Paper Abstract

Solid state dye doped polymer is an attractive alternative to the conventional liquid dye solution. In this paper, the laser characteristics of Coumarin 1(C1), Coumarin 503 and a mixture of C1 and C503 doped polymethyl methacrylate rods modified with ethyl alcohol are studied under nitrogen laser excitation in a transverse pumping configuration and the variation of gain of the dye in solid medium for different pumping powers are studied. The photo bleaching of dye doped polymer rod is also studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3417, Photopolymer Device Physics, Chemistry, and Applications IV, (25 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323499
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Alkondan Ramalingam, Anna Univ. (India)
G. Somasundaram, Anna Univ. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3417:
Photopolymer Device Physics, Chemistry, and Applications IV
Roger A. Lessard, Editor(s)

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