OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters


  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2305–2307

Phase locking of lasers with intracavity polarization elements

E. Ronen, M. Fridman, M. Nixon, A. A. Friesem, and N. Davidson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 20, pp. 2305-2307 (2008)

View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (212 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools



New configurations for phase locking several laser beams with intracavity polarization elements are presented. With this configuration we demonstrated efficient phase lock of up to 24 ND:YAG laser beams with only two polarization beam displacers.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3290) Lasers and laser optics : Laser arrays
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: July 16, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2008
Published: October 9, 2008

E. Ronen, M. Fridman, M. Nixon, A. A. Friesem, and N. Davidson, "Phase locking of lasers with intracavity polarization elements," Opt. Lett. 33, 2305-2307 (2008)

Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  


  1. P. McManamon, T. Dorschner, D. Corkum, L. Friedman, D. Hobbs, M. Holz, S. Liberman, H. Nguyen, D. Resler, R. Sharp, and E. Watson, Proc. IEEE 84, 268 (1996). [CrossRef]
  2. D. Novoseller and D. Botez, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 1179 (1989). [CrossRef]
  3. L. Fabiny, P. Colet, R. Roy, and D. Lenstra, Phys. Rev. A 47, 4287 (1993). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. A. Desfarges, V. Kermene, B. Colombeau, C. Froehly, and M. Vampouille, Opt. Commun. 127, 372 (1996). [CrossRef]
  5. S. J. Augst, T. Y. Fan, and A. Sanchez, Opt. Lett. 29, 474 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. D. Sabourdy, V. Kermene, A. Desfarges-Berthelemot, L. Lefort, A. Barthelemy, P. Even, and D. Pureur, Opt. Express 11, 87 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. A. Shirakawa, K. Matsuo, and K. Ueda, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) (Optical Society of America, 2004), p. 3.
  8. A. W. Jacques Morel and R. Dandliker, Opt. Lett. 18, 1520 (2003). [CrossRef]
  9. L. Shimshi, A. A. Ishaaya, V. Ekhouse, N. Davidson, and A. A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 263, 60 (2006). [CrossRef]
  10. M. Wrage, P. Glas, and M. Leitner, Opt. Lett. 26, 980 (2001). [CrossRef]
  11. M. Brunel, A. L. Floch, and F. Bretenaker, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 13, 946 (1996). [CrossRef]
  12. F. Bretenaker and A. Le Floch, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 230 (1991). [CrossRef]
  13. E. Hecht, Optics (Addison Wesely, 1998). A good explanation for the displacement phenomena of calcite can be found in Section 8.4.1.
  14. J. E. Rothenberg, Proc. SPIE 6873, 687315 (2008). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
Fig. 4

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited