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Optically-Pumped NH3 Lasers - A Very Stable Frequency Source
Author(s): J, Reid; K. J. Siemsen
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Paper Abstract

A beat-note stability of 500 Hz over 1 second has been observed between two free-running optically pumped NH3 lasers. The 12 μm laser frequency is strongly isolated from cavity-mirror motion, and is relatively insensitive to perturbations in the pump lasers. The NH3 lasers have been used to observe Lamb-dips in external NH3 cells.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 1989
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 1039, 13th Intl Conf on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, (18 November 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.978438
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J, Reid, McMaster University (Canada)
K. J. Siemsen, NRC (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1039:
13th Intl Conf on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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