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Transmission of an optical frequency through a 3 km long optical fiber

  • B. de Beauvoir
  • F. Nez
  • L. Hilico
  • L. Julien
  • F. Biraben
  • B. Cagnac
  • J.J. Zondy
  • D. Touahri
  • O. Acef
  • A. Clairon

Abstract:

A 3 km long optical fiber is used to connect two laboratories in Paris. We present the metrological properties of this optical link to transfer an optical frequency standard at 778 nm and we show that the frequency shift introduced by the fiber is only of few Hz.

PACS. 06.30.Ft Time and frequency - 42.79.Sz Optical communication systems, multiplexers, and demultiplexers - 42.81.Dp Propagation, scattering, and losses; solitons 

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© EDP Sciences, Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. de Beauvoir
    • 1
  • F. Nez
    • 1
  • L. Hilico
    • 1
  • L. Julien
    • 1
  • F. Biraben
    • 1
  • B. Cagnac
    • 1
  • J.J. Zondy
    • 1
  • D. Touahri
    • 1
  • O. Acef
    • 1
  • A. Clairon
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, École Normale Supérieure and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Affiliated with Université d'Évry Val d'Essonne, France), 4 place Jussieu, Tour 12 E01, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, FranceFR

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