Lasers as stable frequency sources

  • P. Cérez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 112)


The development of low noise gas lasers and the advent of Doppler free spectroscopy techniques has opened up the possibility of building frequency and length standards in the optical domain. The problems encountered, the present state of the art and the application field of stabilized lasers are briefly reviewed.


Saturated Absorption Beat Frequency Servo System High Resolution Spectroscopy Optical Frequency Standard 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Cérez
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de l'Horloge AtomiqueEquipe de Recherche du CNRS, associée a l'Université Paris-SudOrsayFrance

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