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

Takahide Sakamoto, Tetsuya Kawanishi, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Masayuki Izutsu

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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 publicationLEOS Summer Topical Meeting
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE LEOS Summer Topicals 2007 - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: 2007 Jul 232007 Jul 25


OtherIEEE LEOS Summer Topicals 2007
CountryUnited States
CityPortland, OR



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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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Sakamoto, T., Kawanishi, T., Tsuchiya, M., & Izutsu, M. (2007). Super-stable optical comb and pulse generation using electro-optic modulation. In LEOS Summer Topical Meeting (pp. 155-156). [4288379]