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Programmable tuning external cavity laser diode
Author(s): Zhongqi Pan; Hanyi Zhang; Jinqiang Yang; Jiahua Chen; Zhaoming Zhu; BingKun Zhou
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Paper Abstract

A compact programmable tuning external cavity laser has been developed using a microprocessor as the controller in which a stepper motor is employed to execute the motions of the grating for wavelength continuous tuning and a dual stage Peltier cooling system as precise temperature controller. A tuning range of 77 nm and 1GHz/microstep tuning resolution are achieved. This device can be widely applied to spectroscopy, spectral measurements, metrology, remote sensing, and so on.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2482, Photonics for Space Environments III, (30 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210534
Show Author Affiliations
Zhongqi Pan, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Hanyi Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Jinqiang Yang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Jiahua Chen, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Zhaoming Zhu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
BingKun Zhou, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2482:
Photonics for Space Environments III
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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