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Ensemble of laser sources with evenly spaced absolute frequencies for optical frequency division multiplexed systems
Author(s): Michel Tetu; Normand Cyr; Claude Gamache; Richard D. Boucher; Marc Breton; Pierre Tremblay; Bernard Villeneuve
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Paper Abstract

Recently we demonstrated a technique to achieve the absolute calibration of a Fabry-Perot resonator used as a multi-frequency discriminator with evenly distributed reference values. These references are used to frequency-lock an ensemble of laser sources to precisely known values. We present in this paper a summary of the procedure that we established and discuss the frequency setting capability and the accuracy of such an optical frequency generator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1837, Frequency-Stabilized Lasers and Their Applications, (30 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.143678
Show Author Affiliations
Michel Tetu, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Normand Cyr, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Claude Gamache, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Richard D. Boucher, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Marc Breton, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Pierre Tremblay, Univ. Laval (Canada)
Bernard Villeneuve, Bell-Northern Research Ltd. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1837:
Frequency-Stabilized Lasers and Their Applications
Y. C. Chung, Editor(s)

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