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Passively Mode-locked Glass Waveguide Laser with 14 fs Timing Jitter

Published

Author(s)

John B. Schlager, Berton Callicoatt, Richard Mirin, Norman Sanford, David J. Jones, Jun Ye

Abstract

Ultra-low jitter pulse trains are produced from a passively mode-locked erbium/ytterbium co-doped planar waveguide laser using high-bandwidth feedback control acting on the physical cavity length and optical pump power. Synchronization of a 750 MHz, fundamentally mode-locked laser to an external clock signal yields an ultra-low, root-mean-square relative timing jitter of 14.4 fs integrated from 10 Hz to the Nyquist frequency of 375 MHz.
Citation
Optics Letters
Volume
28
Issue
23

Keywords

erbium/ytterbium, jitter, mode-locked lasers, optical planar waveguides

Citation

Schlager, J. , Callicoatt, B. , Mirin, R. , Sanford, N. , Jones, D. and Ye, J. (2003), Passively Mode-locked Glass Waveguide Laser with 14 fs Timing Jitter, Optics Letters (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created November 30, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021