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Title Laser diode self-mixing interferometry for velocity measurements
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Abstract A diode laser velocimeter based on laser self-mixing has been developed and characterized as a reliable, precise, comparably cheap, and compact monitor. The resolution of this sensor at different incident angles and for a variety of solid and liquid targets moving at velocities between 0.1 and 50  m/s is presented. This includes a theoretical analysis of the underlying measurement principle, highlighting possibilities to extend the measurement capabilities to even higher velocities by altering the sensor design. Finally, an outlook on future applications of the sensor for detailed studies of supersonic gas jets used in beam diagnostics and atomic physics applications is given.
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Keywords semiconductor lasers , metrology , lasers , interferometry
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Language English (EN)
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Journal Article Opt Eng 54, no. 3 (2015): 034104. doi:10.1117/1.OE.54.3.034104 2015
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