A synchronization scheme for extraction of low jitter RF-signals from optical pulse trains, which is robust against photo-detector nonlinearities, is described. Sub-100fs timing jitter between the extracted RF-signal and a 100MHz pulse train is demonstrated.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology
J. Kim, M. H. Perrott, and F. X. Kaertner, "Femtosecond synchronization of RF-signals with optical pulse trains," in 14th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ThD2.
References are not available for this paper.