Super-stable optical comb and pulse generation using electro-optic modulation

Takahide Sakamoto*, Tetsuya Kawanishi, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Masayuki Izutsu

*Corresponding author for this work

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We review a simple and highly-stable ultra-flat frequency comb generator employing a single-stage electro-optic Mach-Zehnder modulator. Synthesis of a picosecond/sub-picosecond pulse train from the frequency comb using linear/nonlinear pulse compression technique is also reported.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2007 Digest of the IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meetings
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE LEOS Summer Topicals 2007 - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: 2007 Jul 232007 Jul 25

Publication series

NameLEOS Summer Topical Meeting
ISSN (Print)1099-4742


OtherIEEE LEOS Summer Topicals 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPortland, OR


  • Electro-optic modulation
  • LiNbO optical modulator
  • Mach-Zehnder modulator
  • Optical comb generation
  • Ultra-short pulse generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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