Abstract

We report on a modified version of our previous moving mirror wavelength measuring interferometer. Its accuracy has been experimentally confirmed to one part in 108. The device is simple and seems ideally suited for cw lasers.

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1977 (1)

A. Javan, J. Opt. Soc. Am.,  67, 1413 (1977).

1976 (3)

C. Wieman and T. W. Hänsch, Phys. Rev. Lett. 36, 1170 (1976).
[Crossref]

F. V. Kowalski, R. T. Hawkins, and A. L. Schawlow, J. Opt. Soc. Am.,  66, 965 (1976).
[Crossref]

J. L. Hall and S. A. Lee, Appl. Phys. Lett. 29, 367 (1976).
[Crossref]

1973 (1)

1971 (1)

J. D. Knox and Yoh-Han Pao, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 360 (1971).
[Crossref]

1967 (1)

Hall, J. L.

J. L. Hall and S. A. Lee, Appl. Phys. Lett. 29, 367 (1976).
[Crossref]

Hänsch, T. W.

C. Wieman and T. W. Hänsch, Phys. Rev. Lett. 36, 1170 (1976).
[Crossref]

Hawkins, R. T.

Javan, A.

A. Javan, J. Opt. Soc. Am.,  67, 1413 (1977).

Knox, J. D.

J. D. Knox and Yoh-Han Pao, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 360 (1971).
[Crossref]

Kowalski, F. V.

Lee, S. A.

J. L. Hall and S. A. Lee, Appl. Phys. Lett. 29, 367 (1976).
[Crossref]

Owens, J. C.

Pao, Yoh-Han

J. D. Knox and Yoh-Han Pao, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 360 (1971).
[Crossref]

Rowley, W. R. C.

W. R. C. Rowley, K. C. Shotton, and P. T. Woods, in Laser Spectroscopy III, edited by J. L. Hall and J. L. Carlsten, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1977), p. 425.

Schawlow, A. L.

Schweitzer, W. G.

Shotton, K. C.

W. R. C. Rowley, K. C. Shotton, and P. T. Woods, in Laser Spectroscopy III, edited by J. L. Hall and J. L. Carlsten, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1977), p. 425.

Siegman, A. E.

A. E. Siegman, An Introduction to Lasers and Masers, (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971), p. 318.

Spieweck, F.

F. Spieweck, in Proceedings of the LASER-77 Opto-Electronics Conference, edited by W. Waidelich, (Science and Technology Press Limited, Guildford, England, 1977), p. 130; F. Spieweck, Metrologia,  12, 43 (1976).
[Crossref]

Wieman, C.

C. Wieman and T. W. Hänsch, Phys. Rev. Lett. 36, 1170 (1976).
[Crossref]

Woods, P. T.

W. R. C. Rowley, K. C. Shotton, and P. T. Woods, in Laser Spectroscopy III, edited by J. L. Hall and J. L. Carlsten, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1977), p. 425.

Appl. Opt. (2)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

J. L. Hall and S. A. Lee, Appl. Phys. Lett. 29, 367 (1976).
[Crossref]

J. D. Knox and Yoh-Han Pao, Appl. Phys. Lett. 18, 360 (1971).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (2)

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

C. Wieman and T. W. Hänsch, Phys. Rev. Lett. 36, 1170 (1976).
[Crossref]

Other (3)

F. Spieweck, in Proceedings of the LASER-77 Opto-Electronics Conference, edited by W. Waidelich, (Science and Technology Press Limited, Guildford, England, 1977), p. 130; F. Spieweck, Metrologia,  12, 43 (1976).
[Crossref]

A. E. Siegman, An Introduction to Lasers and Masers, (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971), p. 318.

W. R. C. Rowley, K. C. Shotton, and P. T. Woods, in Laser Spectroscopy III, edited by J. L. Hall and J. L. Carlsten, (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1977), p. 425.

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FIG. 1
FIG. 1

Original wave meter.

FIG. 2
FIG. 2

Improved wave meter.

Tables (1)

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TABLE I Summary of raw data taken from the counter.

Equations (5)

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ϕ = k · L = ( 2 / π v / c ) L ,
Δ ϕ = ( 2 π L / c ) Δ v
y = x 2 / 2 d .
y = x 2 / 2 d + x 2 / 2 R .
θ ( z ) = k z - tan - z / z R ,