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Programmable, Secondary Frequency Standard Based Infrared Synthesizer Using Tunable Lead-Salt Diode Lasers
Author(s): C Freed; J W Bielinski; W Lo
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Paper Abstract

Quantum phase noise limited Lorentzian power spectral densities were achieved with tunable lead-salt diode lasers. Linewidths as narrow as 22 kHz were observed. A truly programmable infrared synthesizer was produced by frequency-offset-locking the tunable diode lasers to the combination of a stable CO2 (or CO) reference laser and a programmable microwave frequency synthesizer. Absolute frequency accuracy and reproducibility of about ±30 kHz (10-6 cm -) relative to the primary Cs frequency standard may now be obtained with this technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 November 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0438, Tunable Diode Laser Development and Spectroscopy Applications, (26 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.937445
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C Freed, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
J W Bielinski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
W Lo, General Motors Research Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0438:
Tunable Diode Laser Development and Spectroscopy Applications
Chiwoei Wayne Lo, Editor(s)

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