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Narrow linewidth fiber laser frequency combs

Published

Author(s)

William C. Swann, Ian R. Coddington, John Mcferran, Nathan R. Newbury

Abstract

Fiber laser frequency combs can provide a series of optical lines that span the spectrum from 1 to 2 υm. By tightly locking the frequency comb to an optical reference, it is possible for these comb lines to exhibit residual linewidths below 1 Hz and correspondingly high residual stabilities. We present the current design of our narrow-linewidth frequency comb and discuss some applications that are possible with such a coherent source.
Proceedings Title
Tech. Dig., OFMC, Optical Fibre Measurement Conf.
Conference Dates
October 15-17, 2007
Conference Location
Teddington, 1, UK

Keywords

fiber frequency combs, metrology

Citation

Swann, W. , Coddington, I. , Mcferran, J. and Newbury, N. (2007), Narrow linewidth fiber laser frequency combs, Tech. Dig., OFMC, Optical Fibre Measurement Conf., Teddington, 1, UK, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32723 (Accessed February 22, 2024)
Created October 14, 2007, Updated October 12, 2021