Studies of the coherence properties of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG ring laser

Bush, S. P.; Güngör, A.; Davis, C. C.
August 1988
Applied Physics Letters;8/22/1988, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p646
Academic Journal
The coherence properties of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG ring laser have been studied by a self-heterodyne autocorrelation technique using a very long path difference Mach–Zehnder interferometer and by homodyne interferometry in a Michelson interferometer. Results show the laser to have a linewidth of Δf=6.1±0.7 kHz at a power output of 5 mW.


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