We report on a dual-frequency Er:Yb:Glass laser at 1.53µm. The frequency difference can be tuned from 100 MHz to 20 GHz, and phase-locked to a microwave reference in order to achieve low phase noise (-130dBc/Hz).
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L. Morvan, D. Dolfi, J. Huignard, S. Blanc, M. Brunel, M. Vallet, F. Bretenaker, and A. Le Floch, "Dual-frequency laser at 1.53 µm for generating high-purity optically carried microwave signals up to 20 GHz," 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 CTuL5.
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