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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 7 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1448–1452

Precise frequency measurements of iodine hyperfine transitions at 671 nm

Yao-Chin Huang, Hsuan-Chen Chen, Shih-En Chen, Jow-Tsong Shy, and Li-Bang Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 7, pp. 1448-1452 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.001448


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Abstract

We report absolute frequency measurements on the a1, a10, and a15 hyperfine components of the R(78) 4–6 line of I2127. An external-cavity diode laser system at 671 nm is frequency-stabilized to the saturated absorption center obtained by modulation transfer spectroscopy in an iodine vapor cell. Its absolute frequency is measured by an optical frequency comb. The effect of pressure shift is investigated to obtain the absolute transition frequency at zero pressure. Our determination of the line centers reaches a precision of better than 40 kHz and will provide useful input for theoretical calculations. This frequency-stabilized laser can be used as a reference laser for the spectroscopy of lithium D lines.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution
(300.6390) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, molecular
(300.6460) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, saturation

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: December 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2013
Published: February 27, 2013

Citation
Yao-Chin Huang, Hsuan-Chen Chen, Shih-En Chen, Jow-Tsong Shy, and Li-Bang Wang, "Precise frequency measurements of iodine hyperfine transitions at 671 nm," Appl. Opt. 52, 1448-1452 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-7-1448

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