Scientific Results

High-coherence mid-infrared frequency comb generation and applications

Year: 2014

Authors: Galli I., Cappelli F., Cancio P., Giusfredi G., Mazzotti D., Bartalini S., De Natale P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR, INO – Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo Enrico Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy; LENS, European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy

Abstract: We report on the generation of a highly-coherent frequency comb around 4330 nm. A quantum cascade laser has been effectively phase-locked to a comb tooth and its frequency noise has been measured.

Conference title: 2014 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2014)
Place: San Jose, USA

KeyWords: Quantum cascade lasers, Frequency combs; Frequency noise; Mid-infrared frequency combs, Laser mode locking