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Title: Emission in Fabry-Perot Cavities in Weak and Strong Coupling Regimes
We have studied spectra and angular distribution of emission of Rhodamine 6G dye in Fabry-Perot cavities in weak and strong coupling regimes, and demonstrated control of the strong coupling with the pumping intensity.  more » « less
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1856515
NSF-PAR ID:
10170522
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Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
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Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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