A novel technique allows to measure the relative timing jitter of stabilized or free-running mode-locked lasers with extremely high sensitivity, while being quite insensitive to AM-PM conversion.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
R. Paschotta, B. Rudin, A. Schlatter, S. C. Zeller, G. J. Spühler, L. Krainer, U. Keller, N. Haverkamp, and H. R. Telle, "Novel Technique for Highly Sensitive Timing Jitter Measurements," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuB3.
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