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Generation of 20 GHz, sub-40 fs pulses at 960 nm via repetition rate multiplication

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Author(s)

Matthew S. Kirchner, Danielle Braje, Tara M. Fortier, A.M. Weiner, Leo Hollberg, Scott A. Diddams

Abstract

Optical filtering of a stabilized 1 GHz optical frequency comb produces a 20 GHz comb with ~40 nm bandwidth (FWHM) at 960 nm. Using a low finesse Fabry-Perot cavity in a double pass configuration provides a broad cavity coupling bandwidth (delta lambda/lambda {approximately equal} 10%) and large suppression (50 dB) of unwanted modes. Pulse durations shorter than 40 fs with less than 2% residual amplitude modulation are achieved.
Citation
Optics Letters
Volume
34
Issue
7

Keywords

cavity filtering, double pass cavity filtering, high repetition rate frequency comb, waveform generation

Citation

Kirchner, M. , Braje, D. , Fortier, T. , Weiner, A. , Hollberg, L. and Diddams, S. (2009), Generation of 20 GHz, sub-40 fs pulses at 960 nm via repetition rate multiplication, Optics Letters, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=901113 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created April 1, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017