The passively phase-stabilized idler of an IR optical parametric amplifier is spectrally broadened and seeds a blue-pumped non-collinear optical parametric amplifier. Few-optical cycle phase-stable pulses with broad tunability in the visible are generated.
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C. Manzoni, D. Polli, G. Cirmi, D. Brida, S. De Silvestri, and G. Cerullo, "Tunable Phase-Stable Few-Optical-Cycle Visible Pulses by Parametric Amplification of a Self-Phase-Stabilized Seed," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CMT4.
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