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fs-level laser–RF synchronization with a fiber-loop optical-microwave phase detector
Shangyu Si, Liwen Feng, Yanying Zha, Gang Zhao, Fangming Liu, Senlin Huang, and Kexin Liu
Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2018, 16(01): pp.010607

DOI:10.3788/COL201816.010607
Topic:Fiber optics and optical communication
Keywords(OCIS Code): 060.5625  320.7090  350.4010  320.7160  

Abstract
In order to improve the precision of the laser–radio-frequency (RF) synchronization system from sub-picosecond to femtosecond (fs), a synchronization system between a picosecond laser and a 1.3 GHz RF generator has been developed based on a fiber-loop optical-microwave phase detector (FLOM-PD). Synchronization with fs-level (3.8 fs) rms jitter, integrated from 10 Hz to 1 MHz, is achieved for the first time, to the best of our knowledge, in this kind of configuration. This system will be used for the superconducting RF accelerator at Peking University.

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Received:2017/10/18
Accepted:2017/11/23
Posted online:2017/12/19

Get Citation: Shangyu Si, Liwen Feng, Yanying Zha, Gang Zhao, Fangming Liu, Senlin Huang, and Kexin Liu, "fs-level laser–RF synchronization with a fiber-loop optical-microwave phase detector," Chin. Opt. Lett. 16(01), 010607(2018)

Note: This work was supported by National Key Research and Development Program of China under Grant No. 2016YFA0401904.



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