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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 17 — Aug. 15, 2011
  • pp: 15855–15863

Precision spectroscopy of Rb atoms using single comb-line selected from fiber optical frequency comb

Han Seb Moon, Han Young Ryu, Sung Hun Lee, and Ho Suhng Suh  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 17, pp. 15855-15863 (2011)

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We demonstrated the selection of a single comb-line from an optical frequency comb (OFC) of a mode-locked femtosecond fiber laser with a 250 MHz pulse repetition rate, and applied for precision spectroscopy of Rb atoms at 1529 nm. The single comb-line was selected from the fiber-OFC with a 1.5 GHz mode-spacing using spectral-mode-filtering and femtosecond laser injection-locking. When the repetition rate of the mode-locked femtosecond fiber laser was scanned over the range of 382.6 Hz at 250 MHz, we observed the double-resonance optical pumping spectra of the 5S1/2-5P3/2-4D3/2 transition of Rb atoms using the selected comb-line of an OFC scanned over the range of 300 MHz at 196 037 213.8 MHz.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic

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Original Manuscript: May 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2011
Published: August 4, 2011

Han Seb Moon, Han Young Ryu, Sung Hun Lee, and Ho Suhng Suh, "Precision spectroscopy of Rb atoms using single comb-line selected from fiber optical frequency comb," Opt. Express 19, 15855-15863 (2011)

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