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Modern Pulsed Wavemeters
Author(s): Christopher Reiser
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Paper Abstract

Several technologies are available for interferometrically measuring laser wavelength to the precision of a Doppler width. These include instruments based on Fabry-Perot etalons, Fizeau wedges, Michelson interferometers, and other novel schemes. The current state of the art of these instruments is reviewed. Two new pulsed wavemeter designs are presented, the solid Fizeau wedge and the index mismatched interferometer. These instruments exhibit accuracies in the 106 range, and are very compact and inexpensive to fabricate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 June 1988
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0912, Pulse Single-Frequency Lasers: Technology and Applications, (22 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945527
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Christopher Reiser, Sandia National Laboratories (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0912:
Pulse Single-Frequency Lasers: Technology and Applications
William K. Bischel; Larry A. Rahn, Editor(s)

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