A cw dye laser tuned by an acousto-optic filter

P. I. Richter, L. Jakab, T. W. Hänsch, N. Adolph

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We have achieved rapid broadband tuning of a cw dye laser with the help of an acousto-optic filter inside the standing wave cavity. With Rhodamine 6G, the laser wavelength can be scanned over a range of 560-610 nm within 50 μs. The bandwidth is 0.3 nm (fwhm) while the output power reaches 150 mW.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-161
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 15 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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