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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2002
  • pp: 515–517

Narrow-band, widely electronically tuned frequency-shifted feedback laser

Yimin Wang, Norihito Saito, Satoshi Wada, and Hideo Tashiro  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 7, pp. 515-517 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.000515


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Abstract

The bandwidth of a frequency-shifted feedback Ti:sapphire laser is compressed through compensation for the shifted frequency inside the laser cavity by means of dual acousto-optic tunable filters (AOTFs) without the employment of an etalon. The laser wavelength can be tuned electronically in a 167-nm range by changes in the rf input to the two AOTFs. Wide-range tunability is achieved without mechanical adjustment or the addition of dispersive elements.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

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Yimin Wang, Norihito Saito, Satoshi Wada, and Hideo Tashiro, "Narrow-band, widely electronically tuned frequency-shifted feedback laser," Opt. Lett. 27, 515-517 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-7-515


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