We observed self-narrowing and reshaping of a femtosecond pulse accompanied by development of rotational Raman emissions of hydrogen. This fact implies the generation of coherently phased spectral components based on four-wave Raman mixing.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
S. Zaitsu, Y. Kida, M. Matsuse, and T. Imasaka, "Temporal and spectral characteristics of a femtosecond laser pulse interacted with a Raman active medium," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CMP6.
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