A phase-locked fiber laser-based frequency comb is presented. Despite the broad linewidth of the measured carrier-envelope offset frequency, the linewidth of a single line near the center of the frequency comb is ≤ 6 kHz.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
B. R. Washburn, S. A. Diddams, N. R. Newbury, J. W. Nicholson, M. F. Yan, and C. G. Jørgensen, "A phase locked, fiber laser-based frequency comb: limit on optical linewidth," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CMO3.