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Frequency stabilization of AlxGa1-xAs/GaAs lasers using velocity-selective magnetic-optical activity
Author(s): W. David Lee; Jason J. Heuring; Joe C. Campbell
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Paper Abstract

Optical feedback from velocity-selective magnetic-optical activity in alkali metal vapors has been shown to be an effective technique for simultaneously stabilizing the frequency and reducing the linewidth of AlxGa1-xAs/GaAs lasers. The ultimate frequency stability of such a laser is limited by the quality factor Q equals (nu) 0/(Delta) (nu) of this frequency reference. In this letter we report the measurement of Q equals 6 (DOT) 106 for optical feedback from velocity-selective magnetic-optical activity in Rb vapor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1837, Frequency-Stabilized Lasers and Their Applications, (30 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.143703
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W. David Lee, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Jason J. Heuring, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Joe C. Campbell, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1837:
Frequency-Stabilized Lasers and Their Applications
Y. C. Chung, Editor(s)

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