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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2007
  • pp: 979–984

Double-line-density gratings structure for compression and generation of double femtosecond laser pulses

Jiangjun Zheng, Changhe Zhou, and Enwen Dai  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 979-984 (2007)

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Grating pairs are widely used for pulse compression and stretching. Normally, the two gratings are identical. We propose a very simple structure with double-line-density reflective gratings for pulse compression and generation of double pulses, which has the advantages of no material dispersion, compact in volume, simple in structure, etc. The use of reflective Dammann gratings fully demonstrated the principle of this structure. The output pulses are well verified by a standard frequency-resolved optical gating apparatus. This structure will be highly interesting in ultrashort pulse compression and other more practical applications of femtosecond laser pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: August 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 21, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 22, 2006
Published: March 15, 2007

Jiangjun Zheng, Changhe Zhou, and Enwen Dai, "Double-line-density gratings structure for compression and generation of double femtosecond laser pulses," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 979-984 (2007)

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