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Title: Fast wavelength tuning techniques for external cavity lasers

Abstract

An apparatus comprising a laser source configured to emit a light beam along a first path, an optical beam steering component configured to steer the light beam from the first path to a second path at an angle to the first path, and a diffraction grating configured to reflect back at least a portion of the light beam along the second path, wherein the angle determines an external cavity length. Included is an apparatus comprising a laser source configured to emit a light beam along a first path, a beam steering component configured to redirect the light beam to a second path at an angle to the first path, wherein the optical beam steering component is configured to change the angle at a rate of at least about one Kilohertz, and a diffraction grating configured to reflect back at least a portion of the light beam along the second path.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Princeton, NJ
  2. Houston, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Aerodyne Research Inc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1013392
Patent Number(s):
7,869,474
Application Number:
12/349,839
Assignee:
William Marsh Rice University (Houston, TX) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-06ER86264
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Wysocki, Gerard, and Tittel, Frank K. Fast wavelength tuning techniques for external cavity lasers. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Wysocki, Gerard, & Tittel, Frank K. Fast wavelength tuning techniques for external cavity lasers. United States.
Wysocki, Gerard, and Tittel, Frank K. Tue . "Fast wavelength tuning techniques for external cavity lasers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1013392.
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abstractNote = {An apparatus comprising a laser source configured to emit a light beam along a first path, an optical beam steering component configured to steer the light beam from the first path to a second path at an angle to the first path, and a diffraction grating configured to reflect back at least a portion of the light beam along the second path, wherein the angle determines an external cavity length. Included is an apparatus comprising a laser source configured to emit a light beam along a first path, a beam steering component configured to redirect the light beam to a second path at an angle to the first path, wherein the optical beam steering component is configured to change the angle at a rate of at least about one Kilohertz, and a diffraction grating configured to reflect back at least a portion of the light beam along the second path.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2011},
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