Abstract

A simple external cavity diode laser (ECDL) in a Littrow configuration was established and actively frequency-stabilized by using a side-of-fringe stabilization technique. A wavelength tuning range of 60 nm for the spectral range between 1000 and 1060 nm was demonstrated by rotating the diffraction grating. A sub-kilohertz frequency stabilization of the ECDL was achieved. The linewidth of the laser was narrowed from 160 kHz to 400 Hz by laser frequency locking to a flank of a Fabry-Perot interferometer peak.

© 2016 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Sub-kilohertz laser linewidth narrowing using polarization spectroscopy

Joshua S. Torrance, Ben M. Sparkes, Lincoln D. Turner, and Robert E. Scholten
Opt. Express 24(11) 11396-11406 (2016)

Frequency stability at the kilohertz level of a rubidium-locked diode laser at 192.114 THz

Ariel Bruner, Vered Mahal, Irena Kiryuschev, Ady Arie, Mark A. Arbore, and Martin M. Fejer
Appl. Opt. 37(27) 6410-6414 (1998)

Mode stability of external cavity diode lasers

Sebastian D. Saliba, Mark Junker, Lincoln D. Turner, and Robert E. Scholten
Appl. Opt. 48(35) 6692-6700 (2009)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription