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Optical Engineering

Frequency Stabilization Of A Diode Laser To A Fabry-Perot Interferometer
Author(s): Yun C. Chung; T. M. Shay
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Paper Abstract

A commercial GaAIAs diode laser is frequency locked to a Fabry-Perot interferometer. The temperature stabilization loop of this diode laser system maintains the relative frequency stability within 11 kHz. When the frequency control loop is closed, the relative frequency stability is improved to 450 Hz. A previously neglected frequency offset is also analyzed. This offset is a result of the injection current modulation technique commonly used to frequency lock diode lasers. The calculated frequency offset in our system is 150 kHz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1988
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 27(5) doi: 10.1117/12.7976694
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 27, Issue 5
Show Author Affiliations
Yun C. Chung, Utah State University (United States)
T. M. Shay, Utah State University (United States)


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