Abstract

Using an injection-locking technique, we obtain high-power single-frequency emission from a multimode argon-ion laser. Furthermore, a phase-control loop permits the stable, coherent summation of the beams from the two lasers.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. H. L. Stover, W. H. Steier, Appl. Phys. Lett. 8, 91 (1966).
    [CrossRef]
  2. C. J. Buczek, R. J. Freiberg, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8641 (1972).
    [CrossRef]
  3. B. Couillaud, A. Ducasse, E. Freysz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20310 (1984).
    [CrossRef]
  4. R. W. Dunn, S. T. Hendow, W. W. Chow, J. G. Small, Opt. Lett. 8, 319 (1983).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. C. Audoin, in Metrology and Fundamental Constants (Soc. Italiana di Fisica, Bologna, Italy, 1980), LXVIII Corso.
  6. R. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, Appl. Phys. B 31, 97 (1983).
    [CrossRef]
  7. T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
    [CrossRef]
  8. V. F. Kitaeva, A. N. Odintsov, N. N. Sobolev, Sov. Phys. Usp. 99, 699 (1970).
    [CrossRef]
  9. In order to lower the shot-noise limit and to permit the interferometric detection of phase fluctuations as small as 10−10 fringe, most projects in this field rely on the availability of 100-W single-frequency visible lasers.

1984 (1)

B. Couillaud, A. Ducasse, E. Freysz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20310 (1984).
[CrossRef]

1983 (2)

1980 (1)

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

1972 (1)

C. J. Buczek, R. J. Freiberg, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8641 (1972).
[CrossRef]

1970 (1)

V. F. Kitaeva, A. N. Odintsov, N. N. Sobolev, Sov. Phys. Usp. 99, 699 (1970).
[CrossRef]

1966 (1)

H. L. Stover, W. H. Steier, Appl. Phys. Lett. 8, 91 (1966).
[CrossRef]

Audoin, C.

C. Audoin, in Metrology and Fundamental Constants (Soc. Italiana di Fisica, Bologna, Italy, 1980), LXVIII Corso.

Buczek, C. J.

C. J. Buczek, R. J. Freiberg, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8641 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Chow, W. W.

Couillaud, B.

B. Couillaud, A. Ducasse, E. Freysz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20310 (1984).
[CrossRef]

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Drever, R.

R. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, Appl. Phys. B 31, 97 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Ducasse, A.

B. Couillaud, A. Ducasse, E. Freysz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20310 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Dunn, R. W.

Freiberg, R. J.

C. J. Buczek, R. J. Freiberg, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8641 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Freysz, E.

B. Couillaud, A. Ducasse, E. Freysz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20310 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Hall, J. L.

R. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, Appl. Phys. B 31, 97 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Hänsch, T. W.

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Hendow, S. T.

Kitaeva, V. F.

V. F. Kitaeva, A. N. Odintsov, N. N. Sobolev, Sov. Phys. Usp. 99, 699 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Kowalski, F. V.

R. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, Appl. Phys. B 31, 97 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Odintsov, A. N.

V. F. Kitaeva, A. N. Odintsov, N. N. Sobolev, Sov. Phys. Usp. 99, 699 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Small, J. G.

Sobolev, N. N.

V. F. Kitaeva, A. N. Odintsov, N. N. Sobolev, Sov. Phys. Usp. 99, 699 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Steier, W. H.

H. L. Stover, W. H. Steier, Appl. Phys. Lett. 8, 91 (1966).
[CrossRef]

Stover, H. L.

H. L. Stover, W. H. Steier, Appl. Phys. Lett. 8, 91 (1966).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. B (1)

R. Drever, J. L. Hall, F. V. Kowalski, Appl. Phys. B 31, 97 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

H. L. Stover, W. H. Steier, Appl. Phys. Lett. 8, 91 (1966).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

C. J. Buczek, R. J. Freiberg, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8641 (1972).
[CrossRef]

B. Couillaud, A. Ducasse, E. Freysz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20310 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (1)

T. W. Hänsch, B. Couillaud, Opt. Commun. 35, 441 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Sov. Phys. Usp. (1)

V. F. Kitaeva, A. N. Odintsov, N. N. Sobolev, Sov. Phys. Usp. 99, 699 (1970).
[CrossRef]

Other (2)

In order to lower the shot-noise limit and to permit the interferometric detection of phase fluctuations as small as 10−10 fringe, most projects in this field rely on the availability of 100-W single-frequency visible lasers.

C. Audoin, in Metrology and Fundamental Constants (Soc. Italiana di Fisica, Bologna, Italy, 1980), LXVIII Corso.

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Block diagram of the experiment.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Output spectrum of the injected laser: a, without injection; b, with an injected beam and the frequency lock operating (same scales in both cases).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Trace of the relative phase fluctuations of the master and the slave lasers. Phase-lock loop is first off, then on. Averaging time constant, 40 msec.

Metrics