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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1987
  • pp: 325–327

Optogalvanic Lamb-dip frequency stabilization of a sequence-band CO2 laser

Jow-Tsong Shy and Tsu-Chiang Yen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 325-327 (1987)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.12.000325


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Abstract

The Lamb dip at the center of sequence-band CO2 laser transitions is detected optogalvanically by using a low-pressure N2-CO2 discharge. The first derivative of this signal is used to frequency stabilize a sequence-band CO2 laser to a stability of better than 2 × 10−9.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 29, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 1987
Published: May 1, 1987

Citation
Jow-Tsong Shy and Tsu-Chiang Yen, "Optogalvanic Lamb-dip frequency stabilization of a sequence-band CO2 laser," Opt. Lett. 12, 325-327 (1987)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-12-5-325


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