7G55.10 - Diode Lasers
Adjust the lasers so that they are in a straight vertical line when turned on. A grating placed in front of the lasers will show how the light is diffracted for each color of laser.
CAUTION: The batteries for each of these diode lasers must be inserted in the opposite direction from a flashlight. In other words, the positive end of the batteries should be at the back cap of the lasers.
- Abdulaziz M. Aljalal, "Michelson Interferometry With a Diode Laser", AJP, Vol. 90, #5, May 2022, p. 373.
- Abdulaziz M. Aljalal, "Measuring the Speed of Light Using Optical Feedback from a Picosecond Diode Laser", AJP, Vol. 90, #3, March 2022, p. 211.
- Robert E. Hebner Jr., J. Daniel Jones, Kaare J. Nygaard, "GaAs Laser Experiments for the Undergraduate Laboratory*", AJP, Vol. 41, #2, Feb. 1973, p. 217.
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