We succeeded in observing instantaneous profiles of 0.49-mJ, 45-fs pulses propagating in an atmosphere. A laser system with 1-kHz repetition enabled us to measure them with a sufficient signal-to-noise ratio.
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(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation
M. Fujimoto, S. Aoshima, and Y. Tsuchiya, "Eight-frame observation of propagation behavior of 0.49-mJ, 45-fs optical pulses generated by a 1-kHz laser system," in 14th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuE20.
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