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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1985–1993

Frequency-resolved optical gating in the 1.55 µm band via cascaded chi(2) processes

Jerry Prawiharjo, Katia Gallo, Neil G. R. Broderick, and David J. Richardson  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 22, Issue 9, pp. 1985-1993 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.22.001985


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Abstract

We investigate ultrashort-pulse interactions based on cascaded second-harmonic generation and difference-frequency generation and propose their use for frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) at telecom wavelengths in a waveguide configuration. We show how a chi(2)-chi(2) FROG device could allow the efficient characterization of ultrashort pulses, with time resolutions well beyond the limits normally imposed by walk-off effects on single-step chi(2) FROG devices.

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OCIS Codes
(190.1900) Nonlinear optics : Diagnostic applications of nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

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Jerry Prawiharjo, Katia Gallo, Neil G. R. Broderick, and David J. Richardson, "Frequency-resolved optical gating in the 1.55 µm band via cascaded chi(2) processes," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 22, 1985-1993 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-22-9-1985


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