Spatio-temporal shaping of picosecond laser pulses is achieved by cascading a stack of birefringent crystals with a refractive optical system. An optical transport system delivers the beer-can-shaped pulses onto a photocathode located 9m away.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
A. K. Sharma, T. Tsang, and T. Rao, "Spatio-Temporal Shaping of Picosecond Laser Pulses," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JThE55.
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