Applications of Highly Coherent Femtosecond Fiber Lasers

Nathan R. Newbury
2008 Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications   unpublished
Coherent, broadband fiber lasers produce pulse trains with <1 femtosecond relative timing uncertainty and <1 mHz relative frequency uncertainty. These sources can advance many applications including optical frequency metrology, ranging LIDAR, and broadband molecular spectroscopy. This contribution of NIST, an agency of the US government, is not subject to copyright OCIS codes: (140.3510) Lasers, Fiber; (300.6310) Spectroscopy, heterodyne; (280.3400) Laser range finder [12] N. R. Newbury, et
more » ... R. Newbury, et al., " Lidar with femtosecond fiber-laser frequency combs," in Proceedings of Coherent Laser Radar Conference, 2007) a149_1.pdf CTuB4.pdf
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