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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1996
  • pp: 45–47

Diode-pumped, continuous-wave, single-mode, tunable Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 ring laser

I. Zawischa and A. I. Ferguson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 45-47 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000045


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Abstract

We describe an all-solid-state, tunable, single-frequency, continuous-wave Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 ring laser. When pumped with 360 mW of power from a single laser diode the laser has tuning range from 814 to 892 nm and a free-running frequency stability relative to a reference cavity of 60 kHz rms. Further stabilization promises to be possible by use of standard servo electronics. We demonstrate the use of the laser by performing Doppler-free saturation spectroscopy of the cesium D2 line.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 8, 1995
Published: January 1, 1996

Citation
I. Zawischa and A. I. Ferguson, "Diode-pumped, continuous-wave, single-mode, tunable Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 ring laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 45-47 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-1-45


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