Spectral characteristics of the few optical cycle pulses in Cr4+:YAG laser were investigated both experimentally and theoretically. Spectral extra-broadening (up to 400 nm) and red-shift (up to 100 nm) were observed and explained.
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V. L. Kalashnikov, E. Sorokin, S. Naumov, and I. T. Sorokina, "Spectral broadening and shift of the few optical cycle pulses in Cr4+:YAG laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, J. Zayhowski, ed., Vol. 83 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper 177.
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