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Use of single-mode optical fiber in the stabilization of laser frequency

Chen, Ying T. (1989) Use of single-mode optical fiber in the stabilization of laser frequency. Applied Optics, 28 (11). pp. 2017-2021. ISSN 0003-6935.

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A new method of using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer formed by single-mode optical fibers to stabilize the frequency of a helium-neon laser has been studied. Preliminary experimental result of 5000-Hz linewidth within the time scale of 1 s is presented.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1989 Optical Society of America. Received 15 June 1988. The author is grateful to R. Drever for suggesting this project and his stimulating discussion and earnest criticism; to S. Vass for his technical support; to R. Spero, Y. Gursel, A. Abramovici, A. Cadez, M. Zucker, S. Smith, A. Bostick of Caltech, R. Butcher of Cavendish Laboratory, and R. Weiss M. Burka of MIT for their help and many useful discussions. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under PHY. 85-04136. When this work was done the author was on leave from Corpus Christi College of Cambridge University, U.K.
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Official Citation:Y. T. Chen, "Use of single-mode optical fiber in the stabilization of laser frequency," Appl. Opt. 28, 2017-2021 (1989)
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