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Surface-functionalized silica microsphere lasers

Yang, Lan and Vahala, K. J. (2003) Surface-functionalized silica microsphere lasers. In: 2003 Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Optical Society of America , Washington, D.C., pp. 453-454. ISBN 1-55752-748-2

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Er-doped sol gel films are applied to the surface of silica microspheres to create low threshold microcavity lasers. By varying the thickness of the applied sol-gel layer, both continuous wave and pulsating modes of operation are possible.

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Additional Information:© 2000 Optical Society of America. Date of Current Version: 14 June 2004.
Classification Code:OCIS codes: (140.3500) laser, erbium; (140.4780) optical resonators
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Official Citation:L. Yang and K. J. Vahala, "Surface-functionalized silica microsphere lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper CTuC6.
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
Deposited On:28 Oct 2011 20:43
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