I have already discussed the construction and working of dye laser. Let us discuss the output and applications of dye lasers.
Output: The dye laser provides 3nsec pulses in the spectral range of 360 nm to 950 nm. The typical peak powers are on the order of about 10kW to 20kW. Dye lasers can be operated in both pulsed and continue wave (CW) modes. If a flash lamp is used to pump the dye laser, the output will be pulsed one whereas if the laser is pumped by a continuous wave laser like argon-ion laser, the dye laser will also be continuous. Continue reading “Ouput and applications of dye laser”