Narrow linewidth visible/UV semiconductor disk lasers for quantum technologies

David Paboeuf, Brynmor E. Jones, Julio M. Rodríguez-García, Peter J. Schlosser, Dariusz Swierad, Joshua Hughes, Ole Kock, Lyndsie Smith, Kai Bongs, Yeshpal Singh, Stefano Origlia, Stephane Schiller, Jennifer E. Hastie

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We present GaInP single frequency semiconductor disk lasers designed for emission in the visible range. Two different structures optimized for emission at 675 and 689 nm have been designed. Stabilisation of the frequency relatively to a reference cavity allows for very low noise levels, down to 5 kHz over a 1 s time scale in both cases. We show that these sources are suitable for laser cooling of Strontium atoms, and that we can transfer the high coherence to UV wavelengths.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2016
EventSPIE Photonics West 2016 - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 13 Feb 201618 Feb 2016


ConferenceSPIE Photonics West 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco


  • semiconductor disk lasers
  • quantum technologies


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