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Laser Cavity

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Created 9/6/2001

Silicon fluorescent nanoparticles when aggregated make crystals. The microscopic cavity was designed by coating the crystal with an acrylic gel. The thin acrylic shell is the cavity. When hit with a green light in the 560 nm range, the cavities fluoresce in the red at 620 nm. Note the beam.


  • Munier Nayfe , Department of Physics
  • Sahraoui Chaieb , Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics & Beckman Institute
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