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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1011–1013

Octave-spanning Ti:sapphire laser with a repetition rate > 1 GHz for optical frequency measurements and comparisons

T. M. Fortier, A. Bartels, and S. A. Diddams  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 7, pp. 1011-1013 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001011


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Abstract

We demonstrate a self-referenced, octave-spanning, mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser with a scalable repetition rate ( 550 MHz 1.35 GHz ) . We use the frequency comb output of the laser, without additional broadening in optical fiber, for simultaneous measurements against atomic optical standards at 534, 578, 563, and 657 nm and to stabilize the laser offset frequency.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 18, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: November 24, 2005

Citation
T. M. Fortier, A. Bartels, and S. A. Diddams, "Octave-spanning Ti:sapphire laser with a repetition rate >1 GHz for optical frequency measurements and comparisons," Opt. Lett. 31, 1011-1013 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-7-1011


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