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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2003
  • pp: 245–247

Frequency-stabilized high-power violet laser diode with an ytterbium hollow-cathode lamp

Jae Ihn Kim, Chang Yong Park, Jin Yong Yeom, Eok Bong Kim, and Tai Hyun Yoon  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 245-247 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000245


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Abstract

We have demonstrated in an ytterbium laser cooling and trapping experiment a high-power violet extended-cavity diode laser (ECDL) stabilized to the Yb resonant transition at 398.9 nm in an Yb hollow-cathode lamp. A frequency-dispersion signal, which we obtained by applying a modulation-free dichroic-atomic-vapor laser lock technique, allowed us to stabilize the violet ECDL at a frequency stability below 1 MHz at 1-s average time and a useful output power of 15 mW.

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OCIS Codes
(020.7490) Atomic and molecular physics : Zeeman effect
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

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Jae Ihn Kim, Chang Yong Park, Jin Yong Yeom, Eok Bong Kim, and Tai Hyun Yoon, "Frequency-stabilized high-power violet laser diode with an ytterbium hollow-cathode lamp," Opt. Lett. 28, 245-247 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-4-245


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