Pulses from an ultrafast oscillator are conditioned, amplified, and delivered in an all-optical-fiber architecture. Combined with an electro-optic receiver, the complete system delivers a 4-V electrical trigger with less than 400 fs additive jitter.
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J. R. Marciante, W. A. Bittle, and J. D. Zuegel, "Subpicosecond Jitter from a Precision Optical Triggering and Timing System Without Active Stabilization," 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 JWB28.
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