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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1985–1993

Frequency-resolved optical gating in the 1.55 μ m band via cascaded χ ( 2 ) processes

Jerry Prawiharjo, Katia Gallo, Neil G.R. Broderick, and David J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 22, Issue 9, pp. 1985-1993 (2005)

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We investigate ultrashort-pulse interactions based on cascaded second-harmonic generation and difference-frequency generation and propose their use for frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) at telecom wavelengths in a waveguide configuration. We show how a χ ( 2 ) χ ( 2 ) FROG device could allow the efficient characterization of ultrashort pulses, with time resolutions well beyond the limits normally imposed by walk-off effects on single-step χ ( 2 ) FROG devices.

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OCIS Codes
(190.1900) Nonlinear optics : Diagnostic applications of nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

Jerry Prawiharjo, Katia Gallo, Neil G. R. Broderick, and David J. Richardson, "Frequency-resolved optical gating in the 1.55 µm band via cascaded chi(2) processes," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 1985-1993 (2005)

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