A continuous-wave laser has been stabilized to an acetylene transition inside kagome photonic crystal fiber. Stability as measured with a carbon nanotube fiber laser frequency comb is better than 1x10<sup>-11</sup>at 10 s.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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K. Knabe, J. Lim, K. Tillman, R. Thapa, F. Couny, P. S. Light, J. W. Nicholson, B. R. Washburn, F. Benabid, and K. L. Corwin, "Stability of an Acetylene Frequency Reference inside Kagome Structured Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fiber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CWB5.
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