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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1391–1395

Spectral shearing interferometer with broad applicability

Jin-Hui Wen, Hui Zhang, Juan Lu, Zhong-Xing Jiao, Liang Lei, and Tian-Shu Lai  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 6, pp. 1391-1395 (2011)

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We demonstrate a modified zero-additional-phase spectral phase interferometry for direct electric-field reconstruction setup, where two quasi-monochromatic auxiliary pulses employed for sum-frequency generation are derived from a 4 f zero-dispersion compressor. With adequate flexibility and convenience to change the spectral shear and the frequencies of the auxiliary pulses, this device can cover a wide variety of ultrashort pulses with diverse central wavelengths, bandwidths, and durations. We show its applicability by measuring different pulses from three femtosecond sources.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: January 24, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 12, 2011
Published: May 13, 2011

Jin-Hui Wen, Hui Zhang, Juan Lu, Zhong-Xing Jiao, Liang Lei, and Tian-Shu Lai, "Spectral shearing interferometer with broad applicability," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 1391-1395 (2011)

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