A simple method for single-frequency operation and stabilization of a low power He−Ne laser has been described and used. With a proper resonator length very weak sideband modes on each side of the strong mode produce a feedback signal to a piezoelectric pusher which controls the resonator length. The long-term frequency stability was estimated to be about ±10 MHz.
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Kauppinen, J. A simple method for single-frequency operation and stabilization of a He−Ne laser. Appl. Phys. B 26, 193–195 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00692446