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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1130–1134

Linewidth-deduction method for nonlinear optical spectroscopy with transform-limited light pulses

Pao-Keng Yang and Jung Y. Huang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 1130-1134 (1998)

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We have developed a Fourier-deconvolution-based linewidth-deduction method for nonlinear optical spectroscopy with transform-limited light pulses. The phase-retrieval problem involved in this method was solved with a phase-retrieval procedure based on the maximum-entropy model. Our proposed method can also help one to surpass the resolution limit set by the uncertainty principle when the amplitude line-shape function of the laser source can be fully predetermined.

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OCIS Codes
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(300.6420) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, nonlinear

Pao-Keng Yang and Jung Y. Huang, "Linewidth-deduction method for nonlinear optical spectroscopy with transform-limited light pulses," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1130-1134 (1998)

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