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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1997
  • pp: 1480–1483

Generation of intense femtosecond optical pulses near 3 µm with a kilohertz repetition rate

Uli Emmerichs, Sander Woutersen, and Huib J. Bakker  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 14, Issue 6, pp. 1480-1483 (1997)

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A simple extension of a commercial laser system permits the generation of intense femtosecond infrared pulses near 3 µm by optical parametric generation and amplification at kilohertz repetition rates. Pulse durations of a few hundred femtoseconds and pulse energies of tens of microjoules can be routinely produced, thus permitting nonlinear optical studies of molecular vibrations.

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Uli Emmerichs, Sander Woutersen, and Huib J. Bakker, "Generation of intense femtosecond optical pulses near 3 μm with a kilohertz repetition rate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 1480-1483 (1997)

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