Measuring the frequency stability of a quantum cascade laser frequency comb

Year: 2016

Authors: Cappelli F., Campo G., Galli I., Giusfredi G., Bartalini S., Mazzotti D., Cancio P., Borri S., Hinkov B., Faist J., De Natale P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR-INO-Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo Enrico Fermi 6, Firenze FI, 50125, Italy; Institute for Quantum Electronics, ETH Zurich, Zürich, 8093, Switzerland; LENS-European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Via Nello Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino FI, 50019, Italy

Abstract: Optical frequency combs generated by quantum cascade lasers have recently been proven in the mid infrared. The first attempt of frequency stabilizing a quantum cascade laser comb against a metrological mid-infrared frequency comb through a single phase-locking chain is presented.

Conference title: 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2016)

KeyWords: optical frequency comb; quantum cascade laser;