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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 4 — Feb. 24, 2014
  • pp: 4091–4097

Long-term stable passive synchronization between two-color mode-locked lasers with the aid of temperature stabilization

Dai Yoshitomi and Kenji Torizuka  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 4091-4097 (2014)

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We demonstrate long-term stable passive synchronization between two-color Ti:sapphire (master) and Yb-doped fiber (slave) mode-locked lasers in the master-slave configuration. Active temperature stabilization suppresses the repetition fluctuation of the slave laser, and with the aid of temperature stabilization in combination with simple repetition locking of the master laser, long-term stable synchronization as long as 6 h was realized. The repetition rates of both lasers are locked in submillihertz precision. A timing jitter of 0.75 fs was obtained at a detection bandwidth of 350 kHz.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: December 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 7, 2014
Published: February 13, 2014

Dai Yoshitomi and Kenji Torizuka, "Long-term stable passive synchronization between two-color mode-locked lasers with the aid of temperature stabilization," Opt. Express 22, 4091-4097 (2014)

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