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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Robust fiber-based frequency synchronization system immune to strong temperature fluctuation
Xi Zhu1;2, Bo Wang1, Yichen Guo1, Yibo Yuan2, Romeo Gamatham3, Bruce Wallace3, Keith Grainge4, and Lijun Wang1;2
1 State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments, Department of Precision Instrument, [Tsinghua University], Beijing 1 00084, China
2 Department of Physics, [Tsinghua University], Beijing 100084, China
3 [SKA South Africa, Blend on Baker], Rosebank 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa
4 Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, Alan Turing Building, School of Physics &
Astronomy, [The University of Manchester], Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2018, 16(01): pp.010605

Topic:Fiber optics and optical communication
Keywords(OCIS Code): 060.0060  120.0120  

In order to make the fiber-based frequency synchronization system suitable for the use of large-scale scientific and engineering projects in which the ambient temperature of the fiber links change dramatically, we design a non-harmonic frequency dissemination system immune to strong temperature fluctuation. After the lab tests, in which the ambient temperature of the fiber fluctuates 40°C/day and 20°C/h, respectively, the relative frequency stabilities of this system reaches 4.0?×?10?14/s and 3.0?×?10?16/104 s. It is demonstrated that the proposed non-harmonic scheme shows a strong robustness to complicated working environment with strong temperature fluctuation.

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Get Citation: Xi Zhu, Bo Wang, Yichen Guo, Yibo Yuan, Romeo Gamatham, Bruce Wallace, Keith Grainge, and Lijun Wang, "Robust fiber-based frequency synchronization system immune to strong temperature fluctuation," Chin. Opt. Lett. 16(01), 010605(2018)

Note: This work was supported by the Program of International S&T Cooperation under Grant No. 2016YFE0100200


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