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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 21, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2004
  • pp: 833–843

Programmable spectral phase control of femtosecond pulses by use of adaptive optics and real-time pulse measurement

Jesus Garduño-Mejı́a, Alan H. Greenaway, and Derryck T. Reid  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 833-843 (2004)

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We describe a programmable spectral-phase, pulse-shaping system for femtosecond pulses based on a deformable membrane mirror. Accurate spectral phase design as well as pulse intensity modulation was achieved with direct control of the mirror surface by use of a negative-feedback, mirror-surface control mode. Convergence to the chosen spectral-phase design was typically achieved within several seconds. The pulses were measured with a real-time, second-harmonic-generation, frequency-resolved optical gating system.

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OCIS Codes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

Jesus Garduño-Mejía, Alan H. Greenaway, and Derryck T. Reid, "Programmable spectral phase control of femtosecond pulses by use of adaptive optics and real-time pulse measurement," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 833-843 (2004)

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