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Narrow linewidth fiber laser frequency combs



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


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


fiber frequency combs, metrology


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], (Accessed July 15, 2024)


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Created October 14, 2007, Updated October 12, 2021