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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2013
  • pp: 1736–1738

Frequency stabilization of an ultraviolet semiconductor disk laser

David Pabœuf, Peter J. Schlosser, and Jennifer E. Hastie  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 10, pp. 1736-1738 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001736


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Abstract

We report a tunable, narrow-linewidth UV laser based on intracavity second-harmonic generation in a red semiconductor disk laser. Single-frequency operation is demonstrated with a total UV output power of 26 mW. By servo-locking the fundamental frequency to a reference Fabry–Pérot cavity, the linewidth of the UV beam has been reduced to 16 kHz on short timescales and 50 kHz on a 1 s timescale, relative to the reference.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization
(140.7270) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2013
Published: May 15, 2013

Citation
David Pabœuf, Peter J. Schlosser, and Jennifer E. Hastie, "Frequency stabilization of an ultraviolet semiconductor disk laser," Opt. Lett. 38, 1736-1738 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-10-1736


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