Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 31, Issue 5–7, pp 583–598 | Cite as

Understanding and controlling laser intensity noise

  • T. C. Ralph
  • E. H. Huntington
  • C. C. Harb
  • B. C. Buchler
  • P. K. Lam
  • D. E. Mcclelland
  • H.-A. Bachor
Article

Abstract

We present unified theoretical expressions for laser intensity noise in the presence of injection locking and feedback. We discuss optimum control strategies for different configurations and frequency regions. We illustrate the various effects with experimental results from Nd : YAG non-planar ring oscillator lasers.

feedback injection locking lasers quantum optics 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Ralph
    • 1
  • E. H. Huntington
    • 1
  • C. C. Harb
    • 1
  • B. C. Buchler
    • 1
  • P. K. Lam
    • 1
  • D. E. Mcclelland
    • 1
  • H.-A. Bachor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceThe Australian National UniversityAustralia

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