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    • Keywords


      Dye-doped optical fibre; fibre laser; microcavity; whispering gallery mode.

    • Abstract


      We report the observation of multimode laser operation at wavelengths corresponding to whispering-gallery modes from a freestanding microring cavity based on rhodamine B dye-doped PMMA hollow optical fibre. Cylindrical microcavities with diameters 155, 340 and 615 𝜇m were fabricated from a dye-doped hollow polymer optical fibre preform. An average mode spacing of 0.17 nm was observed for the 340 𝜇m cavity. This shows that the laser mode intensity distribution is concentrated on the outer edge of the cavity.

    • Author Affiliations


      M Kailasnath1 V P N Nampoori1 P Radhakrishnan1

      1. International School of Photonics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi 682 022, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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