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Optical Frequency Synthesis Based on Mode-Locked Lasers



Steven T. Cundiff, J Ye, John L. Hall


The synthesis of optical frequencies from the primary cesium microwave standard has traditionally been a difficult problem due to the large disparity in frequency, Recently this field has been dramatically advanced by the introduction and use of mode-locked lasers. This application of mode-locked lasers has been particularly aided by the ability to generate mode-locked lasers are used for optical frequency synthesis and gives recent results obtained using them.
Review of Scientific Instruments
No. 10


modelocking ultrafast, optical frequency metrology lasers


Cundiff, S. , Ye, J. and Hall, J. (2001), Optical Frequency Synthesis Based on Mode-Locked Lasers, Review of Scientific Instruments (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created October 1, 2001, Updated February 17, 2017