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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 16 — Aug. 8, 2005
  • pp: 6145–6152

Dammann SHG-FROG for characterization of the ultrashort optical pulses

Enwen Dai, Changhe Zhou, and Guowei Li  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 16, pp. 6145-6152 (2005)

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In this paper we propose a very simple layout of multi-shot second-harmonic-generation (SHG) frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) using three reflective Dammann gratings (Dammann SHG-FROG) for characterization of the ultrashort optical pulses. One reflective Dammann gratings is used as the beamsplitter and the other two compensate the angular dispersion. Both theoretical and experimental results show that the distortions of the optical pulses introduced by the reflective Dammann gratings are very small. This device should be highly interesting for characterizing the ultrashort pulse.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 12, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2005
Published: August 8, 2005

Enwen Dai, Changhe Zhou, and Guowei Li, "Dammann SHG-FROG for characterization of the ultrashort optical pulses," Opt. Express 13, 6145-6152 (2005)

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