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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2002
  • pp: 2795–2802

Spatiotemporal measurements based on spatial spectral interferometry for ultrashort optical pulses shaped by a Fourier pulse shaper

Takasumi Tanabe, Hiroshi Tanabe, Yuichi Teramura, and Fumihiko Kannari  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 2795-2802 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.002795


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Abstract

We measured the space–time profile of ultrashort optical pulses shaped with a Fourier pulse shaper. Spatial chirp, which originated in the space–time coupling at the pulse shaper, was observed directly with two-dimensional spatial spectral interferometry. By analyzing the two-dimensional fringe pattern, we successfully obtained a spatial and a temporal distribution in both amplitude and phase for shaped pulses. Numerically predicted spatiotemporal patterns were compared with experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2650) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fringe analysis
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

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Takasumi Tanabe, Hiroshi Tanabe, Yuichi Teramura, and Fumihiko Kannari, "Spatiotemporal measurements based on spatial spectral interferometry for ultrashort optical pulses shaped by a Fourier pulse shaper," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2795-2802 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-11-2795


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