Simultaneous low noise radio frequency tone and narrow linewidth optical comb generation from a regeneratively mode-locked laser
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fiber lasers; Fabry-Perot; mode locking; laser linewidth; STABILIZATION; Optics
A regeneratively mode-locked laser with simultaneous low noise radio frequency (RF) tone and optical comb generation is presented. The laser does not need any external RF signal and emits a pulse train at similar to 10 GHz repetition rate with a 1.5-ps optical pulse width after compression. The generated RF tone has a signal-to-noise ratio of 121 dB/Hz and an RF fluctuation of 10(-9) over 0.1 s. The optical frequency comb spacing is also at similar to 10 GHz and the optical comb tooth has a linewidth of <1 kHz. (C) 2014 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
"Simultaneous low noise radio frequency tone and narrow linewidth optical comb generation from a regeneratively mode-locked laser" (2014). Faculty Bibliography 2010s. 5922.