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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 6 — Mar. 19, 2007
  • pp: 3265–3270

Coherent multi-frequency optical source generation using a femto-second laser and its application for coherent population trapping

H. S. Moon, S. E. Park, and E. B. Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 3265-3270 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.003265


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Abstract

We present a coherent multi-frequency source generated from a mode-locked femto-second laser. The key concept for the coherent multi-frequency source generation is using the mode-locked femto-second laser as many continuous wave (CW) optical sources. We simultaneously selected and amplified the desired modes of the optical frequency comb using femtosecond laser injection-locking (FSLIL). Using two coherent sources generated by the mode-locked femto-second laser, we have demonstrated a coherent spectroscopy in a A-type system of the Cs D2 line. The proposed coherent multi-frequency source generation technique will be a useful technique for optical frequency standards based on multi-photon schemes.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2007
Published: March 19, 2007

Citation
H. S. Moon, S. E. Park, and E. B. Kim, "Coherent multi-frequency optical source generation using a femto-second laser and its application for coherent population trapping," Opt. Express 15, 3265-3270 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-6-3265


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