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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2009
  • pp: 36–38

Transferring the stability of iodine-stabilized diode laser at 634 nm to radio frequency by an optical frequency comb

Lin Yi, Xianghui Qi, Wenlan Chen, Dawei Zhou, Tong Zhou, Xiaoji Zhou, and Xuzong Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 36-38 (2009)


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Abstract

An optical frequency comb phase-locked on an iodine frequency stabilized diode laser at 634 nm is constructed to transfer the accuracy and stability from the optical domain to the radio frequency domain. An external-cavity diode laser is frequency-stabilized on the Doppler-free absorption signals of the hyperfine transition R(80)8-4 using the third-harmonic detection technique. The instability of the ultra-stable optical oscillator is determined to be 7\times10^{-12} by a cesium atomic clock via the optical frequency comb's mass frequency dividing technique.

© 2009 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy

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Lin Yi, Xianghui Qi, Wenlan Chen, Dawei Zhou, Tong Zhou, Xiaoji Zhou, and Xuzong Chen, "Transferring the stability of iodine-stabilized diode laser at 634 nm to radio frequency by an optical frequency comb," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 36-38 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-7-1-36


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