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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 13 — Jun. 26, 2006
  • pp: 6359–6365

Synchronization of Ti:sapphire and Cr:forsterite mode-locked lasers with 100-attosecond precision by optical-phase stabilization

Dai Yoshitomi, Yohei Kobayashi, Masayuki Kakehata, Hideyuki Takada, and Kenji Torizuka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 13, pp. 6359-6365 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.006359


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Abstract

An optical-phase stabilization technique was utilized to reduce the timing jitter between passively synchronized Ti:sapphire and Cr:forsterite two-color mode-locked lasers. The suppression of cavity-length fluctuation by stabilizing pulse-to-pulse slips of relative carrier-envelope phase allowed timing-jitter reduction by a factor of 1.7, resulting in an rms value of 123 attoseconds (as) in a frequency range from 10 mHz to 1 MHz.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 25, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2006
Published: June 26, 2006

Citation
Dai Yoshitomi, Yohei Kobayashi, Masayuki Kakehata, Hideyuki Takada, and Kenji Torizuka, "Synchronization of Ti:sapphire and Cr:forsterite mode-locked lasers with 100-attosecond precision by optical-phase stabilization," Opt. Express 14, 6359-6365 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-13-6359


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