We demonstrate the stabilization of a laser diode frequency, using the circular dichroism of an alkali vapor and feeding back the correction signal to the temperature actuator of the junction. The conditions of operation and the performance of such a system are discussed.
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Lasers and Laser Optics
Original Manuscript: September 23, 2009
Revised Manuscript: December 28, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 12, 2010
Published: February 4, 2010
Weliton Soares Martins, Mayara Grilo, Manoel Brasileiro, Orlando di Lorenzo, Marcos Oriá, and Martine Chevrollier, "Diode laser frequency locking using Zeeman effect and feedback in temperature," Appl. Opt. 49, 871-874 (2010)