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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1996
  • pp: 824–826

Absolute heterodyne frequency measurement of the 88Sr+ 455-THz S–D single ion transition

A. A. Madej and K. J. Siemsen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 824-826 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000824


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Abstract

A system is described for the absolute frequency measurement of a laser source at 445 THz probing a narrow resonance of a trapped single ion of strontium. The 474-THz frequency from a laser referenced to an iodine-stabilized helium–neon laser and a known 29-THz frequency from a saturation-stabilized carbon dioxide laser are mixed in an AgGaS2 nonlinear crystal to synthesize the 445–THz radiation. A preliminary measurement of the 88Sr+ 5s2S1/2 −4d2D5/2 center frequency yielded a frequency of 444 779 044.14 ± 0.39 MHz (1σ).

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Original Manuscript: November 27, 1995
Published: June 1, 1996

Citation
A. A. Madej and K. J. Siemsen, "Absolute heterodyne frequency measurement of the 88Sr+ 455-THz S–D single ion transition," Opt. Lett. 21, 824-826 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-11-824


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