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Optical Engineering

Single-frequency blue light source based on optically injected diode lasers
Author(s): Daniela de A. Manoel; David S.L. Figueira; Daniel Pereira; Flavio C. Cruz
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Paper Abstract

We describe a diode-laser-based system capable of generating >50 mW of single-frequency radiation near 425 nm. An alternative extended cavity diode laser injection seeds a semiconductor amplifier, whose output is frequency doubled by a nonlinear crystal placed in a power enhancement cavity. This system is particularly well suited for high-resolution spectroscopy in the blue region, and for laser cooling and trapping of calcium atoms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2004
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 43(6) doi: 10.1117/1.1731175
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 43, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
Daniela de A. Manoel, Universidade Estadual de Compinas (Brazil)
David S.L. Figueira, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
Daniel Pereira, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)
Flavio C. Cruz, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)


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