Fiber laser-based frequency combs typically exhibit broad optical linewidths in the wings of the frequency comb. We find these broadened linewidths originate from white amplitude noise on the pump laser.
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J. J. McFerran, W. C. Swann, and N. R. Newbury, "Fiber-Laser Frequency Comb: An Explanation for the Offset Frequency Linewidth," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuV2.
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