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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 29 — Oct. 10, 2009
  • pp: 5509–5513

Amplified dispersive delay generator using angular dispersion amplification

Santanu Basu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 29, pp. 5509-5513 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.005509


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Abstract

Angular dispersion amplification can be used to design compact dispersive delay generators with delay amplification. A specific design is presented that can be used to generate 1 ns delay for two wavelengths separated by 1 nm . The delay generator can be easily switched from a positive to a negative group velocity delay and can be used as a pulse compressor, a pulse stretcher, or a pulse shaper in chirped pulse amplification, high-resolution time-gated spectroscopy as well as other applications.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 5, 2009
Published: October 2, 2009

Citation
Santanu Basu, "Amplified dispersive delay generator using angular dispersion amplification," Appl. Opt. 48, 5509-5513 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-29-5509


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