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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2641–2643

C 2 H 2 absolutely optical frequency-stabilized and 40 GHz repetition-rate-stabilized, regeneratively mode-locked picosecond erbium fiber laser at 1.53 μ m

Masataka Nakazawa, Keisuke Kasai, and Masato Yoshida  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 22, pp. 2641-2643 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002641


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Abstract

We have succeeded in the simultaneous stabilization of the optical frequency and repetition rate of a regeneratively mode-locked picosecond erbium-doped fiber ring laser. The optical frequency was locked to the molecular absorption of C 2 H 2 in the 1.5 μ m band, and the repetition rate was stabilized to a 40 GHz synthesizer by using a microwave phase-locked loop. The optical frequency stability of the pulse train reached 2 × 10 11 for τ = 10 100 s . The key to success is the independent control of the repetition rate without disturbing the optical cavity condition.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 23, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: September 22, 2008
Published: November 12, 2008

Citation
Masataka Nakazawa, Keisuke Kasai, and Masato Yoshida, "C2H2 absolutely optical frequency-stabilized and 40 GHz repetition-rate-stabilized, regeneratively mode-locked picosecond erbium fiber laser at 1.53 μm," Opt. Lett. 33, 2641-2643 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-22-2641

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