Precision spectroscopy, diode lasers, and optical frequency measurement technology

selected publications of the Optical Frequency Measurement Group of the Time and Frequency Division
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Laser spectroscopy, Semiconductor lasers, Tunable lasers, Optical measure
Statementedited by Leo Hollberg ... [et al.]
SeriesNIST technical note -- 1504
ContributionsHollberg, Leo William, Physics Laboratory (U.S.). Optical Frequency Measurement Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p.
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Open LibraryOL15232432M

Precision spectroscopy, diode lasers, and optical frequency measurement technology: selected publications of the Optical Frequency Measurement Group of the Time and Frequency Division, NIST, Boulder, Colorado.

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Semiconductor diode lasers are emerging as important tools for the future of laser spectroscopy and precision optical measurements. The technology of diode lasers has advanced considerably in the past few years as has their availability.

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Because these lasers are practical, efficient and inexpensive they will open many research by: 1. Indeed the developments described in this book were foreshadowed by Hänsch’s early work in the s when he used picosecond pulses to demonstrate the connection between the time and frequency domains in laser spectroscopy.

This work complemented the advances in precision laser stabilization developed by by: The diode laser is excited by trapezoidal periodic pump-current pulses. This leads to periodic scanning of the radiation frequency due to heating of the DL active region by the pump current (Fig.

6) (see [68]). Figure 7 shows the signals that are recorded during the spectrometer : A. Nadezhdinskii, Ya. Ponurovskii. We show that the optical output of a temperature and current-tuned Fabry–Perót diode laser system, with no external optical feedback and in which the frequency is locked to Doppler-free hyperfine resonances of the 87 Rb D 2 line, can achieve high frequency stability and accuracy.

Experimental results are presented for the spectral linewidth, frequency stability, and frequency Cited by: 1.

JILA, University of Colorado and National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO, USA and Theodor W. Hänsch Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany "for their contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb techni.

Frequency-scale precision in diode laser spectroscopy 11 U (b) in vvVV~/v 50 Time (psec) Fig. Transmission spectra of the gas cell (a) and Fabry-Perot etalon (b).

where v, v= the etalon positions of the maxima (in wavenumbers) at the beginning and at the end of the tuning range A - (m - n)/2nL, by: 3. A novel scheme to determine frequency sweep nonlinearity using atomic saturated absorption spectroscopy is proposed and demonstrated.

The frequency modulation rate is determined by directly measuring the interference fringe number and the frequency gap between two atomic transition peaks of rubidium by: 3. The mid-IR laser system is based on difference frequency generation (DFG) in periodically poled LiNbO3 and utilizes optical fiber Precision spectroscopy near-IR diode and fiber lasers as pump sources operating.

The outcome was one of the most precise measurements of an optical frequency so far recor providing a transition frequency value as accurate as parts in 10 14, limited by the reproducibility of the hydrogen spectrometer. Together with other transition frequencies in Cited by: Precision spectroscopy, diode lasers, and optical frequency measurement technology: selected publications of the Optical Frequency Measurement Group of the Time and Frequency Division Author: Leo Hollberg ; Physics Laboratory (U.S.).

Time and Frequency Measurement. Time & frequency measurement is referred to a cesium atom standard since One second is defined as the time needed for 9, oscillations of the Cs atom's resonance frequency for its m=0 to m=0 transition between the two hyperfine levels of the electronic ground state.

Keeping abreast of the latest techniques and applications, this new edition of the standard reference and graduate text on laser spectroscopy has been completely revised and expanded. While the general concept is unchanged, the new edition features a broad array of new material, e.g., frequency doubling in external cavities, reliable cw-parametric oscillators, tunable narrow-band UV 4/5(3).

Using a frequency-tunable optical comb generated from a Mach–Zehnder-modulator-based flat comb generator (MZ-FCG) and a nonlinear optical fiber, we demonstrated a frequency measurement of continuous terahertz wave sources with the frequency of and THz by an electro-optic sampling method.

We clearly observed beat signals between the terahertz source and the optical two-tone Cited by: 2. The absolute frequencies of 41 lines of the ν1+ν3 band of 12C2H2, covering the spectral region –nm, have been measured by use of a passive optical frequency comb generator, referenced to 13C2H2 transitions of known frequency.


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PACS numbers: Jc, Ft, Eh For precision optical spectroscopy one has to determine optical frequencies of several THz in terms of the defi-nition of the SI second represented by the cesium.

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Precision spectroscopy of fundamental bands of molecules in the mid-infrared (MIR) region is of great interest in applications of trace detection and testing fundamental physics, where high-power and narrow-linewidth MIR lasers are needed.

By using a frequency-stabilized near-infrared laser as a seed of the signal light of a continuous-wave optical parametric oscillator, we established a Author: Z.-T. Zhang, Y. Tan, J. Wang, C.-F. Cheng, Y. Sun, A.-W.

Liu, S.-M. We have developed an optical frequency synthesizer for the precision spectroscopy of highly excited Rydberg states of Rb atoms. This synthesizer can generate a widely tunable nm laser light with an optical power of mW and an absolute frequency uncertainty of less than kHz using a high-repetition-rate ( MHz) Er fiber-based optical frequency comb and a tunable frequency Cited by: 1.

When the laser frequency changes by more than 50 MHz over TW, the mean optical frequency is calculated from the wideband spectrum and corrected for coherence-induced biases. When the laser frequency changes more slowly, the mean optical frequency is calculated from the high-resolution (34 kHz) by: Tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy (TDLAS, sometimes referred to as TDLS, TLS or TLAS) is a technique for measuring the concentration of certain species such as methane, water vapor and many more, in a gaseous mixture using tunable diode lasers and laser absorption spectrometry.

[citation needed] The advantage of TDLAS over other techniques for concentration measurement is its ability. of ultrafast science, nonlinear optics, optical frequency metrology, and precision laser spectroscopy.

These fields have been developing largely independently since the birth of the laser, reaching remarkable levels of performance. On the ultrafast frontier, pulses of only a few cycles long have. A frequently used method is laser absorption spectroscopy, where a tunable narrow-linewidth laser (frequently a single-frequency laser) is tuned through some wavelength range, and the light absorption in some sample (i.e., a reduction of optical power of the probe beam) is measured as a function of that wavelength.

Obviously, the spectral resolution is limited by the laser linewidth, which is. "Frequency-stable laser systems for space: JOKARUS experiment on sounding rocket successfully completed -- cornerstone for laser ranging measurements with the highest precision and precursor for optical satellite navigation systems.".

ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 May Determination of Manganese in Steel by Visible Spectroscopy reactive intermediates_lectures NIST Precision Spectroscopy, Diode Lasers and Optical Frequency Measurement Technology,PDF.

One-dimensional frequency-based spectroscopy Agata Cygan,1,∗ Piotr Wcisło,1 Szymon Wojtewicz,´ 1 Piotr Masłowski,1 Joseph T.

Hodges,2 Roman Ciuryło,1 and Daniel Lisak1 1Institute of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Grudziadzka 5, Torun, Poland.

2 National Institute of Standards and Technology, Bureau Drive. @article{osti_, title = {Precision atomic beam density characterization by diode laser absorption spectroscopy}, author = {Oxley, Paul and Wihbey, Joseph}, abstractNote = {We provide experimental and theoretical details of a simple technique to determine absolute line-of-sight integrated atomic beam densities based on resonant laser absorption.

A strong technical focus on laser development is the key for TOPTICA's innovative laser systems. Our state-of-the-art products can only be created with cutting-edge technology and research.Optical Frequency Combs: From Frequency Metrology to Optical Phase Control Jun Ye, Harald Schnatz, and Leo W.

Hollberg Invited Paper Abstract— The merging of continuous wave laser-based pre-cision optical-frequency metrology with mode-locked ultrafast lasers has led to precision control of the visible and near-infrared.

The papers report the latest and most exciting developments in laser spectroscopy and related areas: new ultra-precise spectroscopic measurements based on optical frequency combs including tests of the stability of the fundamental constants; the first realization of Bose–Einstein condensation in cesium and ytterbium; the behavior of ultra.