Integrating sphere based speckle generation for wavelength determination and laser stabilization

Nikolaus Klaus Metzger, Roman Spesyvtsev, Michael Mazilu, Bill Miller, Gareth T. Maker, Graeme Malcolm, Kishan Dholakia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


An integrating sphere generates wavelength dependent speckle patterns that realizes an ultra-sensitive wavemeter with sub-femtometre resolution. Utilizing this wavemeter, we stabilize a laser for atom cooling of Rubidium to better than 1 MHz.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jul 21
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 2016 Oct 172016 Oct 21

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© OSA 2016.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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