4 June 1999 Sub-100-fs timing jitter of mode-locked laser
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Abstract
Timing stabilization of mode-locked femtosecond laser is reported. Timing fluctuations of mode-locked laser come from the change in gain medium, and the change in cavity length via mechanical vibrations and environmental disturbances. To suppress the gain change, a low noise all-solid-state pump source was used. And the cavity optical length was controlled to be stable with a PZT and a motor driven translation stage. The timing jitter was reduced to be 77 fs.
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Katsuyuki Kobayashi, Katsuyuki Kobayashi, Taisuke Miura, Taisuke Miura, Zhigang Zhang, Zhigang Zhang, Kenji Torizuka, Kenji Torizuka, "Sub-100-fs timing jitter of mode-locked laser", Proc. SPIE 3616, Commercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast Lasers, (4 June 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351832; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.351832
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