A proof-of-principle fiber-coupled ps-CARS using multimode step-index fiber is designed and demonstrated for high-temperature gas-phase thermometry in flame. The impact of fiber propagation on the delivered beam and resultant effect on CARS signal is investigated.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6230) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering
P. S. Hsu, A. K. Patnaik, J. R. Gord, S. Roy, W. D. Kulatiaka, and T. R. Meyer, "Fiber-Coupled Picosecond Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) Spectroscopy," in Lasers, Sources and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper LTuB3.
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