A balanced cross-correlator, the optical equivalent of a balanced microwave phase-detector, is demonstrated. Its use in synchronization of a sub-10fs Ti:sapphire laser and a 40fs Cr:forsterite laser yields 300 attoseconds timing jitter measured from 10mHz to 2.3MHz.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

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