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Applied Physics B

, Volume 107, Issue 3, pp 823–826 | Cite as

Optimization of a distributed feedback dye laser system to generate single tunable picosecond pulses from UV to IR

  • D. Q. HoaEmail author
  • V. Duong
  • V. T. T. Duong
  • C. V. Ha
Article

Abstract

We report a new configuration of a picosecond distributed feedback dye laser system, which can be pumped by various wavelengths. The optical characteristics of the system are presented. By using a triangle mirror functioned beam splitter and a right-angle prism attached to the front face of the cell in the pumping geometry, continuously and widely tunable laser wavelengths have been obtained for a range of more than 100 nm. A quenching mirror adhered to a face on the side of the cell, functioning as a high-Q cavity shared common gain medium, has been employed to observe single short laser pulses with transform-limited bandwidth.

Keywords

Beam Splitter Laser Wavelength Pump Beam Gain Medium Picosecond Pulse 
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Acknowledgements

This work was financially supported by the National Foundation on Science and Technology (NAFOSTED) and by a cooperative project between the Institute of Physics and the University of Engineering and Technology (Vietnam).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Q. Hoa
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • V. Duong
    • 1
  • V. T. T. Duong
    • 1
  • C. V. Ha
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Quantum Electronics, Institute of Physics and ElectronicsVASTHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.Faculty of Technological PhysicsUniversity of Engineering and Technology (VNU)HanoiVietnam

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