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Frequency Jitter from Mechanical Vibrations in a Diode Laser Mounted on a Closed-Cycle Refrigerator

Volume 39, Number 1 (Feb. 1985) Page 63-68

Melandrone, G.; Cappellani, F.; Restelli, G.


Frequency jitter in a tunable diode laser output due to impact shocks produced by the closed-cycle refrigerator has been characterized as a function of the piston movement during different phases of the cycle. An analysis of the influence of the vibration-induced noise suggests a random (Gaussian) contribution to the laser spectrometer lineshape.