Optical frequency combs for space applications

  title={Optical frequency combs for space applications},
  author={Michele Giunta and Matthias Lezius and Carolin Deutsch and Tobias Wilken and Theodor W. Hansch and Anja Kohfeldt and Andreas Wicht and Vladimir Schkolnik and Markus C. Krutzik and Hannes Duncker and Ortwin Hellmig and Kai Lampmann and A. Wenzlawski and Patrick Windpassinger and Klaus Sengstock and Achim Peters and R. Holzwarth},
  journal={2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)},
Optical frequency comb-based high resolution laser spectroscopy has been demonstrated in space under micro-gravity on two sounding rocket based experiments. The comb has been used to simultaneously measure two different atomic transitions.