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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2014
  • pp: 1669–1672

Direct carrier-envelope phase control of an amplified laser system

Tadas Balčiūnas, Tobias Flöry, Andrius Baltuška, Tomas Stanislauskas, Roman Antipenkov, Arūnas Varanavičius, and Günter Steinmeyer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 1669-1672 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.001669


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Abstract

Direct carrier-envelope phase stabilization of an Yb:KGW MOPA laser system is demonstrated with a residual phase jitter reduced to below 100 mrad, which compares favorably with previous stabilization reports, both of amplified laser systems as well as of ytterbium-based oscillators. This novel stabilization scheme relies on a frequency synthesis scheme and a feed-forward approach. The direct stabilization of a sub-MHz frequency comb from a CPA amplifier not only reduces the phase noise but also greatly simplifies the stabilization setup.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 10, 2014
Published: March 14, 2014

Citation
Tadas Balčiūnas, Tobias Flöry, Andrius Baltuška, Tomas Stanislauskas, Roman Antipenkov, Arūnas Varanavičius, and Günter Steinmeyer, "Direct carrier-envelope phase control of an amplified laser system," Opt. Lett. 39, 1669-1672 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-6-1669


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