We use a spectral interferometric method to characterize a 150-nm-bandwidth stretcher. We analyze the phase distortion that is due to the system and show the influence of the quality of the mirrors on the pulse duration.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
V. Bagnoud and F. Salin, "Influence of optical quality on chirped-pulse amplification: characterization of a 150-nm-bandwidth stretcher," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 188-193 (1999)