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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 1998
  • pp: 1049–1052

Frequency stabilization of a diode laser at 1540 nm by locking to sub-Doppler lines of potassium at 770 nm

Ariel Bruner, Ady Arie, Mark A. Arbore, and Martin M. Fejer  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 6, pp. 1049-1052 (1998)

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An external cavity 1540-nm diode laser was frequency doubled in a 3-cm-long periodically poled LiNbO3 waveguide doubler with 150% W-1 conversion efficiency, thereby generating more than 3 μW at 770 nm. Second-harmonic light was used to detect and lock to sub-Doppler lines of the 39K D1 transition.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(130.4310) Integrated optics : Nonlinear
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(300.6460) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, saturation

Original Manuscript: June 4, 1997
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 1997
Published: February 20, 1998

Ariel Bruner, Ady Arie, Mark A. Arbore, and Martin M. Fejer, "Frequency stabilization of a diode laser at 1540 nm by locking to sub-Doppler lines of potassium at 770 nm," Appl. Opt. 37, 1049-1052 (1998)

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