Advances in technology for optical arbitrary waveform generation will be described. Combs spanning two octaves, from 500nm to 2?m, based on GHz modelocked Ti:sapphire and erbium- fiber lasers, have been carrier-envelope stabilized and frequency referenced.
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E. Ippen, A. Benedick, J. Birge, H. Byun, L. -. Chen, G. Chang, D. Chao, J. Morse, A. Motamedi, M. Sander, G. Petrich, L. Kolodziejski, and F. Kärtner, "Optical Arbitrary Waveform Generation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThC4.