Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 2 (2007)

Effects of partial coherence on frequency combs

V. Torres-Company, H. Lajunen, A. T. Friberg


We give an analytical model to study the deviations from an ideal
frequency comb when the effects of random variations, from pulse
to pulse, in the amplitude, phase, shape, chirp, and timing jitter
are simultaneously taken into account. This model is consistent
with the previous experimental research and extends the
theoretical work on spectral line widths of mode-locked lasers.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2007.07007]

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