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Optical Engineering

400 Hz frequency stability of a GaAlAs laser frequency locked to the Rb (D2) line
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Paper Abstract

A commercial GaAlAs injection laser is frequency locked to the Rb (D2) transition. A relative frequency stability of 400 Hz is measured for a 24-s averaging time. The frequency stability of this device with only temperature control is 4 kHz. This is a factor of 20 improvement in the state of the art for temperature control stability for semiconductor lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1990
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 29(6) doi: 10.1117/12.55630
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 29, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
Yun Chur Chung, AT&T Bell Labs. (South Korea)
Thomas M. Shay, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)


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