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Molecular Beam Stabilized Argon Laser

  • L. A. Hackel
  • D. G. Youmans
  • S. Ezekiel

Abstract

A single frequency 5145Å argon ion laser has been stabilized to a hyperfine component in a molecular beam of I2. A long term stability of 1 × 10−13 was achieved for an integration time of 200 seconds. Reproducibility of the laser frequency was better than 7 × 10−12. An upper limit on intensity shift was 2 × 10−14 for a 1% change in laser intensity. Frequency shift caused by external magnetic fields was less than 2 × 10−13 per gauss.

Keywords

Molecular Beam Laser Frequency Mode Selector Misalignment Angle Corner Cube 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Hackel
    • 1
  • D. G. Youmans
    • 1
  • S. Ezekiel
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Laboratory of ElectronicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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