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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2368–2370

Robust tunable single-frequency operation of a diode laser by a self-pumped phase- conjugate reflector and a high-finesse filter

Yabai He and Brian J. Orr  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 20, pp. 2368-2370 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002368


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Abstract

A novel form of extended-cavity diode laser attains robust tunable single-frequency operation with narrow linewidth. The laser cavity includes a self-pumped photorefractive phase-conjugate reflector for wavelength-adaptive narrowband feedback and a compact high-finesse tunable intracavity ring filter for single-longitudinal-mode selectivity and control. Its performance around 830 nm is verified with a simple Fabry–Perot laser diode and by Doppler-free two-photon spectroscopy in atomic cesium.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 17, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 6, 2008
Published: October 14, 2008

Citation
Yabai He and Brian J. Orr, "Robust tunable single-frequency operation of a diode laser by a self-pumped phase-conjugate reflector and a high-finesse filter," Opt. Lett. 33, 2368-2370 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-20-2368


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