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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2569–2575

Coherent two-photon absorption quenching of short laser pulses with–phaseamplitude irregularities

Itay Gur-Arie, Alon Shoham, and Shimshon Bar-Ad  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 2569-2575 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.20.002569


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Abstract

A phase and amplitude irregularity introduced into the spectrum of a short laser pulse by propagation through a weak narrow-line absorber results in strong suppression of continuum two-photon absorption at the peak frequency of the narrow-line absorber.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4720) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities of condensed matter
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

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Itay Gur-Arie, Alon Shoham, and Shimshon Bar-Ad, "Coherent two-photon absorption quenching of short laser pulses with–phaseamplitude irregularities," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 2569-2575 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-20-12-2569


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