or pulsed source of coherent radiation
in which the active medium
is usually a solution of a fluorescent organic molecule (the dye) pumped with a suitable
or with a flash lamp
. These lasers can be tuned over a large part of the fluorescence
band of the dye.
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223
(Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996))
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