An analytical way to completely characterize ultrashort pulses is presented. This methodology is based on Fourier analysis of the frequency components of spectrally resolved interferometric autocorrelations. Experimental results are compared with the conventional SHG-FROG technique.
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(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
I. Amat-Roldán, I. G. Cormack, P. Loza-Alvarez, and D. Artigas, "MEFISTO: Measuring the Electric Field of Ultrashort Pulses by Interferometric Spectral Trace Observation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThP1.
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