Nonlinear propagation through optically transparent media is characterized using spatially-resolved spectral interferometry. Spatio-temporal coupling given by the nonlinear effect is quantified and several methods are compared to show their advantages.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
D. E. Adams, T. A. Planchon, J. A. Squier, and C. G. Durfee, "Spatio-Temporal Characterization of Nonlinear Propagation of Femtosecond Pulses," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CThDD5.
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