Laser system to laser-cool and trap cadmium: Towards a cadmium optical lattice clock

Daniel Schussheim, Kurt Gibble

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Abstract

We use frequency doubling and summing to generate >1 W of 326 nm to laser cool cadmium. Other wavelengths, 361, 468, and 480 nm, are also generated from the high power fiber amplifier. We developed an FPGA controller to automatically lock the system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580460
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018
EventLaser Science, LS 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2018Sep 20 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F115-LS 2018

Conference

ConferenceLaser Science, LS 2018
CountryUnited States
CityWashington, DC
Period9/16/189/20/18

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Schussheim, D., & Gibble, K. (2018). Laser system to laser-cool and trap cadmium: Towards a cadmium optical lattice clock. In Laser Science, LS 2018 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F115-LS 2018). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/LS.2018.LTh1F.2