Reply to comment on “Microstructured polymer fiber laser”

Alexander Argyros, Martijn A. van Eijkelenborg, Stuart D. Jackson, Richard P. Mildren

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    We have confirmed the suggestion of Gibson and österberg [Opt. Lett. 30, 1827 (2005)] that the lasing action observed in Rhodamine 6G-doped microstructured polymer fibers [Argyros et al., Opt. Lett. 29, 1882 (2004)] is due to stimulated Raman scattering. The Raman scattering occurs in the poly(methyl methacrylate) host material, and upon further investigation emission up to the third Stokes order was observed. Lasing of the dye in a microstructured polymer fiber was achieved with a modification of the fiber properties.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1829-1830
    Number of pages2
    JournalOptics Letters
    Issue number14
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2005


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