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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1991
  • pp: 578–580

Frequency-modulated Nd:YAG laser

P. A. Schulz and S. R. Henion  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 578-580 (1991)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.16.000578


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Abstract

A frequency-modulated, single-mode Nd:YAG laser has been constructed that tunes up to 12 GHz. The laser incorporates a LiTaO3 electro-optic phase modulator with acoustic damping to provide a tuning sensitivity of 12 MHz/V and linear voltage-to-frequency conversion. A frequency excursion of 1.2 GHz has been generated with a rise time of 0.6 ns.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 25, 1990
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 1991
Manuscript Accepted: January 28, 1991
Published: April 15, 1991

Citation
P. A. Schulz and S. R. Henion, "Frequency-modulated Nd:YAG laser," Opt. Lett. 16, 578-580 (1991)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-16-8-578


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