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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1999
  • pp: 1862–1864

Highly sensitive self-mixing measurement of Brillouin scattering with a laser-diode-pumped microchip LiNdP4O12 laser

Kenju Otsuka, Ryoji Kawai, Yusuke Asakawa, and Takeki Fukazawa  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 1862-1864 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001862


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Abstract

Brillouin scattering has been measured with a high degree of sensitivity by a system built around a laser-diode-pumped microchip LiNdP4O12 laser. An efficient self-mixing modulation effect that is due to the interference between a lasing field and a weak field fed back from an acousto-optic modulator by means of a phase-conjugate reflection was used. Laser-Doppler velocimetry that can discriminate the direction of motion has been demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(280.3340) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser Doppler velocimetry
(290.5830) Scattering : Scattering, Brillouin

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Kenju Otsuka, Ryoji Kawai, Yusuke Asakawa, and Takeki Fukazawa, "Highly sensitive self-mixing measurement of Brillouin scattering with a laser-diode-pumped microchip LiNdP4O12 laser," Opt. Lett. 24, 1862-1864 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-24-1862


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