12 July 1988 Ultrastable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Lasers
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Proceedings Volume 0894, Gas Laser Technology; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944396
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
This paper reviews the spectral purity, frequency stability and long-term stabilization of CO2 isotope lasers developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Extremely high spectral purity and short-term stability of less than 1.5 x 10-1' have been achieved and will be discussed. A long-term stabilization technique, which was used to line-center lock any regular or hot-band CO2 isotope laser transition, is described. A brief description on using CO2 lasers as secondary frequency standards is also given.
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Charles Freed, Charles Freed, } "Ultrastable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Lasers", Proc. SPIE 0894, Gas Laser Technology, (12 July 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944396; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944396
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