Inkjet-printed vertically emitting solid-state organic lasers

@article{Mhibik2016InkjetprintedVE,
  title={Inkjet-printed vertically emitting solid-state organic lasers},
  author={Oussama Mhibik and S'ebastien Ch'enais and S{\'e}bastien Forget and Christophe Defranoux and S{\'e}bastien Sanaur},
  journal={Journal of Applied Physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={119},
  pages={173101}
}
In this paper, we show that Inkjet Printing can be successfully applied to external-cavity vertically emitting thin-film organic lasers and can be used to generate a diffraction-limited output beam with an output energy as high as 33.6 μJ with a slope efficiency S of 34%. Laser emission shows to be continuously tunable from 570 to 670 nm using an intracavity polymer-based Fabry-Perotetalon. High-optical quality films with several μm thicknesses are realized, thanks to ink-jet printing. We… 

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