Photonic Generation of High Power, Ultrastable Microwave Signals by Vernier Effect in a Femtosecond Laser Frequency Comb

  title={Photonic Generation of High Power, Ultrastable Microwave Signals by Vernier Effect in a Femtosecond Laser Frequency Comb},
  author={Khaldoun Saleh and J Millo and Baptiste Mar{\'e}chal and Beno{\^i}t Dubois and Ahmed Bakir and A Didier and Cl{\'e}ment Lacro{\^u}te and Yann Kersal{\'e}},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Optical frequency division of an ultrastable laser to the microwave frequency range by an optical frequency comb has allowed the generation of microwave signals with unprecedently high spectral purity and stability. However, the generated microwave signal will suffer from a very low power level if no external optical frequency comb repetition rate multiplication device is used. This paper reports theoretical and experimental studies on the beneficial use of the Vernier effect together with the… 
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