7 March 2016 Optical system design for femtosecond-level synchronization of clocks
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Synchronization of optical clocks via optical two-way time-frequency transfer across free-space links can result in time offsets between the two clocks below tens of femtoseconds over many hours. The complex optical system necessary to support such synchronization is described in detail here.
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Laura C. Sinclair, Laura C. Sinclair, William C. Swann, William C. Swann, Jean-Daniel Deschênes, Jean-Daniel Deschênes, Hugo Bergeron, Hugo Bergeron, Fabrizio R. Giorgetta, Fabrizio R. Giorgetta, Esther Baumann, Esther Baumann, Michael Cermak, Michael Cermak, Ian Coddington, Ian Coddington, Nathan R. Newbury, Nathan R. Newbury, } "Optical system design for femtosecond-level synchronization of clocks", Proc. SPIE 9763, Slow Light, Fast Light, and Opto-Atomic Precision Metrology IX, 976308 (7 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2220191; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2220191
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