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Optical Phase-coherent Link Between an Optical Atomic Clock and 1550-nm Mode-locked Lasers

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Author(s)

Kevin W. Holman, David J. Jones, Steven T. Cundiff, Jun Ye, John B. Schlager, Erich P. Ippen

Abstract

We report the lowest timing jitter and tight optical phase coherence between 1550-nm mode-locked laser sources and an 800-nm femtosecond frequency comb serving as the clockwork for an optical atomic clock.
Proceedings Title
Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Conference Dates
June 1-6, 2003
Conference Location
Baltimore, MD, USA

Keywords

atomic clock, clock signal distribution, jitter, laser diode, mode-locked lasers, phase lock, waveguide laser

Citation

Holman, K. , Jones, D. , Cundiff, S. , Ye, J. , Schlager, J. and Ippen, E. (2003), Optical Phase-coherent Link Between an Optical Atomic Clock and 1550-nm Mode-locked Lasers, Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, MD, USA (Accessed July 22, 2024)

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Created May 31, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021