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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2001
  • pp: 882–885

Ultrabroadband double-chirped mirror pairs for generation of octave spectra

F. X. Kärtner, U. Morgner, R. Ell, T. Schibli, J. G. Fujimoto, E. P. Ippen, V. Scheuer, G. Angelow, and T. Tschudi  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 882-885 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.18.000882


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Abstract

The problem of matching double-chirped mirrors to the ambient medium, which currently limits the design of ultrabroadband dispersion-compensating mirrors is reconsidered. A design of double-chirped mirror pairs that exhibit high reflectivity and a controlled group-delay dispersion in combination over 1 octave is presented. These mirrors permit the generation of octave-spanning spectra directly from a Ti:sapphire laser oscillator.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

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F. X. Kärtner, U. Morgner, R. Ell, T. Schibli, J. G. Fujimoto, E. P. Ippen, V. Scheuer, G. Angelow, and T. Tschudi, "Ultrabroadband double-chirped mirror pairs for generation of octave spectra," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 882-885 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-18-6-882


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