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Travelling-wave lasing in neat films of arylene-vinylene polymers
Author(s): Alfons Penzkofer; Wolfgang Holzer; T. Schmitt; A. Hartmann; Cornelia Bader; Hartwig Tillmann; Dietrich Raabe; Hans-Heinrich Hoerhold
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Paper Abstract

Amplified spontaneous emission (travelling-wave lasing) was achieved for a series of arylene-vinylene polymers (PAy). Wave-guiding neat films on glass substrates were used. The samples were transversally pumped with picosecond laser pulses (wavelength 347. 1 5 nm, duration 35ps). The laser emission occurred in the wavelength region between 480 nm and 650 nm. The travelling-wave lasing was identified by spectral narrowing, temporal shortening, and threshold behavior of light emission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406463
Show Author Affiliations
Alfons Penzkofer, Univ. Regensburg (Germany)
Wolfgang Holzer, Univ. Regensburg (Germany)
T. Schmitt, Univ. Regensburg (Germany)
A. Hartmann, Univ. Jena (Germany)
Cornelia Bader, Univ. Jena (Germany)
Hartwig Tillmann, Univ. Jena (Germany)
Dietrich Raabe, Univ. Jena (Germany)
Hans-Heinrich Hoerhold, Univ. Jena (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4087:
Applications of Photonic Technology 4
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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