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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1992
  • pp: 1225–1228

Large temporal stretching of ultrashort pulses

François Salin, Jeff Squier, and Gérard Mourou  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1225-1228 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.001225


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Abstract

We demonstrate the stretching of 100- fs pulses by a factor of 12,000, using standard-size optical elements. These stretched pulses are then amplified and recompressed to their initial duration.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 1991
Published: March 20, 1992

Citation
François Salin, Jeff Squier, and Gérard Mourou, "Large temporal stretching of ultrashort pulses," Appl. Opt. 31, 1225-1228 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-9-1225


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