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Solid-state laser intensity stabilization at the 10^-8 level

Rollins, Jameson and Ottaway, David and Zucker, Michael and Weiss, Rainer and Abbott, Richard (2004) Solid-state laser intensity stabilization at the 10^-8 level. Optics Letters, 29 (16). pp. 1876-1878. ISSN 0146-9592. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ROLol04

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Abstract

A high-power, low-noise photodetector, in conjunction with a current shunt actuator, is used in an ac-coupled servo to stabilize the intensity of a 10^-W cw Nd:YAG laser. A relative intensity noise of 1×10^-8 Hz^-1/2 at 10 Hz is achieved.


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Additional Information:© 2004 Optical Society of America Received February 5, 2004 This research was supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement PHY-0107417 and LIGO Internal DCC P030072-00-R. The authors gratefully acknowledge the insightful comments on the manuscript given by David H. Shoemaker.
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