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Laser Chemistry
Volume 15, Issue 1, Pages 71-74

A Nd:Yag Pumped Binary Laser Dye Mixture for the 397-427 Nm Wavelength Region

1Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506-0055, KY, USA
2Quantum Electronics Laboratory, Physics Department, A. Michiewicz University, Grunwaldzka 6, Poznan 60-780, Poland
3University of Kentucky, Department of Chemistry, Chemistry-Physics Building, Lexington 40506-0055, Kentucky, USA

Received 27 January 1994

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A useful mixture of the laser dyes DPS and bis-MSB in a 9:1 dioxane and methanol solution is described. The binary dye system exhibits broad tunability, symmetric degradation and reasonable conversion efficiency with 355 nm Nd:YAG pumping.