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Laser stabilization with a frequency-to-voltage chip for narrow-line laser cooling

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Abstract

We use integrated circuit-based frequency-to-voltage conversion of a frequency comb beat signal as the means for laser frequency stabilization that is suitable for narrow-line laser cooling. The method is compared to an atomic beam lock where the laser frequency instability for the new scheme shows an improvement of 2 orders of magnitude at sub-1 s and grants a lock-capture range that is approximately 30 times greater. We employ the locking method on a 1111.6 nm laser that is frequency doubled and used in a dual-wavelength magneto-optical trap for Yb171 atoms, producing atomic cloud temperatures of 20μK.

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