optical frequency

optical frequency

[′äp·tə·kəl ′frē·kwən·sē]
(physics)
A frequency comparable to that of electromagnetic waves in the optical region, above about 3 × 1011 hertz.
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The role of the optical phase modulators is to derive a control signal to stabilise the optical frequency of the laser, enabling the interferometer to make extremely precise measurements.
Removing the depth-degeneracy in optical frequency domain imaging with frequency shifting.
It covers ultrafast ultrahigh-intensity laser pulses, femtosecond optical frequency combs, the three-dimensional integration of the hybrid functionalities in transparent dielectrics by femtosecond laser direct writing, the spatial and temporal broadening of a femtosecond laser pulse after angular dispersion, atomic physics in ultrafast laser fields, and ultrafast spectroscopic techniques and ultrafast photophysics in polymers.
Fetterman, "Isotropic left handed material at optical frequency with dielectric spheres embedded in negative permittivity medium," Applied Physics Letters, vol.
where [[bar.[omega]].sup.aco.sub.0] and [[bar.[omega]].sup.opt.sub.0] stand for the acoustic and optical frequency branches.
Nobel prizes in 2005 for Jan Hall of NIST and Ted Hansch of the Max Planck Institute were based on research with applications of frequency combs to precision spectroscopy and optical frequency metrology.
Elastic access-metro integrated network that flexibly changes the transmission speed and optical frequency bandwidth towards future multiple services accommodation beyond 2030
successfully managed to generate broadband optical frequency combs based on cascaded FWM in highlynonlinear fiber low-power, continuous-wave seeds, but the flatness is too poor [7].
Mori et al., "More than 1000 channel optical frequency chain generation from single supercontinuum source with 12.5 GHz channel spacing," Electronics Letters, vol.
The technique we propose is based on Optical Frequency Comb that generates many tones from single laser source; this way a high bandwidth can be provided for supporting terabit per second data.