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Pointing Alignment By Orthogonal Phase-Lock Feedback Loops
Author(s): M. C. Rushford; P. J. Kuzmenko
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Paper Abstract

Orthogonally acting phase-locked loops operating at distinct, well-separated dither frequencies are used to automatically align (maximize output power) an argon ion pump laser, its pointing into a ring dye laser, and optimize a dye laser beam coupling into a single mode fiber of 4 micron core diameter. Such a system of feedback loops or combination of them is an ATOM (Alignment Through Orthogonal Maxima).

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0608, Optical Alignment III, (12 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.976190
Show Author Affiliations
M. C. Rushford, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)
P. J. Kuzmenko, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0608:
Optical Alignment III
Mitchell C. Ruda, Editor(s)

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