Near diffraction-limited laser emission from a polymer in a high finesse planar cavity

A. Schülzgen, Ch Spiegelberg, M. M. Morrell, S. B. Mendes, B. Kippelen, N. Peyghambarian, M. F. Nabor, E. A. Mash, P. M. Allemand

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Abstract

We report near diffraction-limited laser emission from the conjugated polymer BEH:PPV in a cavity made with two dielectric mirrors providing a high finesse planar cavity. The laser has a sharp intensity threshold, a strong directionality, and a high degree of polarization. These emission characteristics are compared with those of a single polymer layer without optical feedback.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-271
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume72
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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