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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4690–4692

Fiber-based multiple-access ultrastable frequency dissemination

C. Gao, B. Wang, W. L. Chen, Y. Bai, J. Miao, X. Zhu, T. C. Li, and L. J. Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 22, pp. 4690-4692 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004690


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Abstract

We demonstrate a fiber-based multiple-access ultrastable frequency dissemination scheme over an 83 km fiber link. As a performance test, we reproduce the disseminated 9.1 GHz radio-frequency modulation signal at an arbitrary point in the dissemination channel. Relative frequency stability of 7 × 10 14 / s and 5 × 10 18 / day is obtained. Highly synchronized frequency signals can be regenerated along the entire fiber pathway and its applications are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 24, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 6, 2012
Published: November 9, 2012

Citation
C. Gao, B. Wang, W. L. Chen, Y. Bai, J. Miao, X. Zhu, T. C. Li, and L. J. Wang, "Fiber-based multiple-access ultrastable frequency dissemination," Opt. Lett. 37, 4690-4692 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-22-4690


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