Abstract

A self-referenced octave-spanning Ti:sapphire laser with 2.166 GHz repetition rate is demonstrated. The laser features both direct generation of octave-spanning spectra and a dual-output design for non-intrusive carrier-envelope (CE) phase-stabilization. Only a few percent of total power containing 1f and 2f spectral components is coupled out through a specially designed laser mirror and generates a >50 dB CE beat note in 100 kHz resolution bandwidth without perturbing the main output that still delivers octave-spanning spectra and 750 mW of output power.

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Anderson, D. Z.

Angelow, G.

Apolonski, A.

Bartels, A.

Benedick, A.

Benedick, A. J.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Birge, J. R.

Chen, J.

Chen, Y.

Cho, S. H.

Coello, Y.

Crespo, H. M.

Cruz, F. C.

Dantus, M.

Dekorsy, T.

Diddams, S. A.

Ell, R.

Falcao-Filho, E. L.

Fendel, P.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Fortier, T. M.

Fuji, T.

Fujimoto, J. G.

Gebs, R.

Glenday, A. G.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Gohle, C.

Hänsch, T. W.

Haus, H. A.

Heinecke, D.

Holzwarth, R.

T. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, "Optical frequency metrology," Nature 416, 233-237 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Ippen, E. P.

Jiang, Z.

Kärtner, F. X.

Kim, J. W.

Kirchner, M. S.

Krausz, F.

Kurz, H.

Leaird, D. E.

Lehnert, W.

Li, C. H.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Matos, L.

Morgner, U.

Mucke, O. D.

Nogueira, G. T.

Phillips, D. F.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Rauschenberger, J.

Sander, M. Y.

Sasselov, D.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Scherer, M.

Scheuer, V.

Schibli, T.

Szentgyorgyi, A.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Tempea, G.

Tschudi, T.

Udem, T.

Walsworth, R. L.

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Weiner, A. M.

Winter, A.

Xu, B.

Yakovlev, V. S.

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Nature (2)

C. H. Li, A. J. Benedick, P. Fendel, A. G. Glenday, F. X. Kärtner, D. F. Phillips, D. Sasselov, A. Szentgyorgyi, and R. L. Walsworth, "A laser frequency comb that enables radial velocity measurements with a precision of 1 cm s(-1)," Nature 452, 610-612 (2008).
[CrossRef]

T. Udem, R. Holzwarth, and T. W. Hänsch, "Optical frequency metrology," Nature 416, 233-237 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (6)

Other (3)

A. Benedick, J. R. Birge, R. Ell, O. D. Mucke, M. Y. Sander, and F. X. Kärtner, "Octave Spanning 1 GHz Ti:sapphire Oscillator For HeNe CH4-based Frequency Combs and Clocks," Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the International Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEOE-IQEC 2007 European), 17-22 June 2007, Munich, Germany (2007).

L. J. Chen, A. J. Benedick, J. R. Birge, M. Y. Sander, and F. X. Kärtner, "2GHz Octave-Spanning Ti:sapphire Laser with Non-intrusive Carrier-envelope Phase Stabilization," Paper WZ1, The 21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS 2008), 9-13 Nov 2008, Newport Beach, CA. (2008)

M. Y. Sander, H. M. Crespo, J. R. Birge, and F. X. Kärtner, "Modeling of octave-spanning sub-two cycle Titanium:sapphire lasers: simulation and experiment," Paper THUIIIc.8, Ultrafast Phenomena (UP) 2008, Stresa, Italy, Jun 2008. (2008).

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