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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1229–1231

Subkilohertz enhanced-power diode-laser spectrometer in the visible

V. Vassiliev, V. Velichansky, P. Kersten, T. Trebst, and F. Riehle  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 15, pp. 1229-1231 (1998)

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We report on a high-performance diode-laser spectrometer operating near 657 nm with narrow linewidth (<0.6kHz) , enhanced power (as much as 40 mW), and low drift (<10Hz/s) . The spectrometer comprised an extended-cavity diode-laser frequency stabilized to a high-finesse optical resonator and a broad-area antireflection coated laser diode as an amplifier with a single-lobe emission pattern of good spatial purity. The spectrometer was used to record time-domain optical Ramsey spectra of laser-cooled Ca atoms with a resolution of 0.6 kHz.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

V. Vassiliev, V. Velichansky, P. Kersten, T. Trebst, and F. Riehle, "Subkilohertz enhanced-power diode-laser spectrometer in the visible," Opt. Lett. 23, 1229-1231 (1998)

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