Spectral narrowing and pulse self-compression of high-intensity femtosecond pulses are experimentally studied in normally dispersive media. Shorter than Gaussian or sech2 transform-limited self-compression femtosecond pulses are obtained. Spectral red-shift is observed in the experiment.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
J. Liu, X. Chen, Y. Zhu, Y. Leng, R. Li, and Z. Xu, "Simultaneous Spectral and Temporal Compression of Femtosecond Pulses in Normally Dispersive Media," 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 JThE95.
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