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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 13, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1974
  • pp: 1060–1064

Characteristics of the Optical Parametric Oscillator and Its Use for Selective Excitation

Audun Hordvik and Philip B. Sackett  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 13, Issue 5, pp. 1060-1064 (1974)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.13.001060


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Abstract

Techniques are presented for obtaining stable, single mode output from an optical parametric oscillator and for aligning such an oscillator with a molecular or atomic transition. A line width of 10−3 cm−1 or less was obtained with a long term frequency stability of 10−3 cm−1 or better. It has been demonstrated that an OPO can stay aligned for several hours with an absorption line of half-width 0.01 cm−1.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 30, 1973
Published: May 1, 1974

Citation
Audun Hordvik and Philip B. Sackett, "Characteristics of the Optical Parametric Oscillator and Its Use for Selective Excitation," Appl. Opt. 13, 1060-1064 (1974)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-13-5-1060


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