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Long-Term Carrier-Envelope Phase Conherence Achieved

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Author(s)

S T. Cundiff

Abstract

NIST researchers have reported a significant extension of the laser technology being developed for optical frequency metrology and optical atomic clocks. While frequency-domain stabilization had heretofore been the chief concern, there are additional applications - coherent control, signal processing, and high-rield physics - that also depend on long-term stabilization of the light field in the time domain. Recent measurements have demonstrated coherence times exceeding 100 s - corresponding to over 10 x1010 consecutive laser pulses - of the optical frequency carrier wave with respect to its pulse modulation.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -

Keywords

optical clocks, optical frequency metrology

Citation

Cundiff, S. (2008), Long-Term Carrier-Envelope Phase Conherence Achieved, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008