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Laser stabilization and sensing applications based on whispering-gallery-mode resonator

Event Details

Event Dates: 

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:00pm

Seminar Location: 

  • JILA X317

Speaker Name(s): 

Wenle Wang

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

Institute of Photonics and Advanced Sensing, University of Adelaide
Seminar Type/Subject

Scientific Seminar Type: 

  • Other

Seminar Type Other: 

JILA Internal Meeting

Event Details & Abstract: 

Whispering-gallery-mode resonators (WGMRs) possess ultrahigh Q-factors and strong energy confinement. Compared with traditional Fabry-Perot cavities, millimeter-scale crystalline WGMRs are rigid, compact and economical to manufacture. In this talk I will introduce our preliminary effort in laser stabilization with WGMR against various noise sources. I will also present the development of ultra-sensitive thermometer and refractometer based on WGMRs.