OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 28, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2405–2407

Orthogonal control of the frequency comb dynamics of a mode-locked laser diode

Kevin W. Holman, David J. Jones, Jun Ye, and Erich P. Ippen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 23, pp. 2405-2407 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.002405


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (921 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We have performed detailed studies on the dynamics of a frequency comb produced by a mode-locked laser diode (MLLD). Orthogonal control of the pulse repetition rate and the pulse-to-pulse carrier-envelope phase slippage is achieved by appropriate combinations of the respective error signals to actuate the diode injection current and the saturable absorber bias voltage. Phase coherence is established between the MLLD at 1550 nm and a 775-nm mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser working as part of an optical atomic clock.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

Citation
Kevin W. Holman, David J. Jones, Jun Ye, and Erich P. Ippen, "Orthogonal control of the frequency comb dynamics of a mode-locked laser diode," Opt. Lett. 28, 2405-2407 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-23-2405


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. D. J. Jones, S. A. Diddams, J. K. Ranka, A. Stentz, R. S. Windeler, J. L. Hall, and S. T. Cundiff, Science 288, 635 (2000).
  2. Th. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, Nature 416, 233 (2002).
  3. A. Baltuska, Th. Udem, M. Uiberacker, M. Hentschel, E. Goulielmakis, Ch. Gohle, R. Holzwarth, V. S. Yakovlev, A. Scrinzi, T. W. Hänsch, and F. Krausz, Nature 421, 611 (2003).
  4. F. Tauser, A. Leitenstorfer, and W. Zinth, Opt. Express 11, 594 (2003), http://www.opticsexpress.org.
  5. D. J. Jones, K. W. Holman, M. Notcutt, J. Ye, J. Chandalia, L. A. Jiang, E. P. Ippen, and H. Yokoyama, Opt. Lett. 28, 813 (2003).
  6. R. K. Shelton, L.-S. Ma, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, J. L. Hall, and J. Ye, Science 293, 1286 (2001).
  7. J. Ye, L.-S. Ma, and J. L. Hall, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 270801 (2001).
  8. K. W. Holman, R. J. Jones, A. Marian, S. T. Cundiff, and J. Ye, Opt. Lett. 28, 851 (2003).
  9. D. W. Allan, Proc. IEEE 54, 221 (1966).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited