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Direct RF to Optical Frequency Measurements With a Femtosecond Laser Comb

Published

Author(s)

Scott A. Diddams, D J. Jones, Jun Ye, S T. Cundiff, John L. Hall, J K. Ranka, R S. Windeler

Abstract

By spanning an optical octave (> 300 THz) with a broadened femtosecond laser frequency comb, we directly measure optical frequency standards at 1064/532nm, 633 nm and 778 nm in terms of the microwave frequency that controls thecomb spacing, which can be linked directlyto the cesium standard.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
Volume
50
Issue
No. 2

Keywords

femtosecond laser, frequency metrology, optical comb, optical frequency measurement

Citation

Diddams, S. , Jones, D. , Ye, J. , Cundiff, S. , Hall, J. , Ranka, J. and Windeler, R. (2002), Direct RF to Optical Frequency Measurements With a Femtosecond Laser Comb, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created April 1, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017