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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1989
  • pp: 2017–2021

Use of single-mode optical fiber in the stabilization of laser frequency

Ying T. Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 2017-2021 (1989)

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A new method of using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer formed by single-mode optical fibers to stabilize the frequency of a helium–neon laser has been studied. Preliminary experimental result of 5000-Hz linewidth within the time scale of 1 s is presented.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 15, 1988
Published: June 1, 1989

Ying T. Chen, "Use of single-mode optical fiber in the stabilization of laser frequency," Appl. Opt. 28, 2017-2021 (1989)

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