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Ultrastable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Lasers
Author(s): Charles Freed
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews the spectral purity, frequency stability and long-term stabilization of CO2, isotope lasers developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Extremely high spectral purity and short-term stability of less than 1.5 x 10-13 have been achieved and will be discussed. A long-term stabilization technique, which was used to line-center lock any regular or hot-band CO, isotope laser transition, is described. A brief description on using CO, lasers as secondary frequency standards is also given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0709, Laser Research and Development in the Northeast, (30 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937274
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Charles Freed, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0709:
Laser Research and Development in the Northeast
Evan P. Chicklis; Daniel W. Trainor, Editor(s)

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