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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 5163–5169

Self-Referenced 200 MHz Octave-Spanning Ti:Sapphire Laser with 50 Attosecond Carrier-Envelope Phase Jitter

Oliver D. Mücke, Richard Ell, Axel Winter, Jung-Won Kim, Jonathan R. Birge, Lia Matos, and Franz X. Kärtner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 5163-5169 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.005163


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Abstract

Carrier-envelope phase stabilization of a 200MHz octave-spanning Ti:sapphire laser without external broadening is demonstrated. The individual comb lines spaced by 200MHz can conveniently be resolved using commercial wavemeters. The accumulated in-loop carrier-envelope phase error (integrated from 2.5 mHz to 10 MHz) using a broadband analog mixer as phase detector is 0.117 rad, equivalent to 50 attosecond carrier-envelope phase jitter at 800 nm.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: April 29, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 21, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Citation
Oliver Mücke, Richard Ell, Axel Winter, Jung-Won Kim, Jonathan Birge, Lia Matos, and Franz Kärtner, "Self-Referenced 200 MHz Octave-Spanning Ti:Sapphire Laser with 50 Attosecond Carrier-Envelope Phase Jitter," Opt. Express 13, 5163-5169 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-13-5163


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