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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3333–3335

Fiber-based multiple-access optical frequency dissemination

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


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 17, pp. 3333-3335 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003333


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Abstract

We demonstrate a fiber-based, multiple-access optical frequency dissemination scheme. Without using any additional laser sources, we reproduce the stable disseminated frequency at an arbitrary point along the fiber link. Relative frequency stabilities of 3×1016/s and 4×1018/104s are obtained. A branching fiber network for high-precision synchronization of optical frequency is made possible by this method, and its applications are discussed.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

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:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: May 27, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 29, 2013
Published: August 26, 2013

Citation
Y. Bai, B. Wang, X. Zhu, C. Gao, J. Miao, and L. J. Wang, "Fiber-based multiple-access optical frequency dissemination," Opt. Lett. 38, 3333-3335 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-17-3333


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