Single-frequency synthesis at telecommunication wavelengths

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Abstract

We have developed an optical single-frequency synthesizer for telecommunications wavelengths. The synthesizer is based on a conventional Ti:S frequency comb generator and generates a single user-specified frequency within the 192-196 THz gain bandwidth of the erbium-doped fiber amplifier from an atomic time base. The synthesized frequency can be directly used, e.g., for spectroscopy, high precision characterization of optical components, or as a reference in calibration of acetylene-stabilized lasers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements Digest
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-2400-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2399-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, CPEM 2008 - Broomfield, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 200813 Jun 2008

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, CPEM 2008
CountryUnited States
CityBroomfield
Period8/06/0813/06/08

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    Ahtee, V., Merimaa, M., & Nyholm, K. (2008). Single-frequency synthesis at telecommunication wavelengths. In 2008 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements Digest IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/CPEM.2008.4574708