Optical generation of microwave signals with a dual-phase-shifted Al2O3:Yb3+ distributed-feedback laser

Edward Bernhardi, M.R.H. Khan, C.G.H. Roeloffzen, Hendricus A.G.M. van Wolferen, Kerstin Worhoff, R.M. de Ridder, Markus Pollnau

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    We demonstrate the optical generation of stable microwave signals from a dual-wavelength distributed-feedback waveguide laser in ytterbium-doped alumina. The microwave beat signal was produced at ~15 GHz with a frequency stability of ±2.5 MHz.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
    Place of PublicationWashington, DC
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesPaper JW2A.36
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-943-5
    Publication statusPublished - May 2012
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 - San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, United States
    Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
    Abbreviated titleCLEO
    CountryUnited States
    CitySan Jose


    • Integrated Optics
    • Microwaves
    • Lasers
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • Distributed-feedback

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