RES.6-006 | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate

Video Demonstrations in Lasers and Optics

Demonstrations in laser fundamentals

Single Frequency Argon Laser

Demonstration of the operation of an argon ion laser

Demonstration of the broad spectrum from an argon laser using an optical spectrum analyzer

Demonstration of single-frequency operation using an intracavity etalon

Demonstration of the effect of etalon tuning on the single-frequency output of the laser showing mode hopping phenomena

Demonstration of the effect of aligning the intracavity etalon normal to the laser beam showing chaotic amplitude and frequency behavior