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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1966–1977

Circularly-polarized laser-assisted photoionization spectra of argon for attosecond pulse measurements

Z. X. Zhao, Zenghu Chang, X. M. Tong, and C. D. Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 1966-1977 (2005)

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Angle-resolved photoelectron spectra of argon atoms by XUV attosecond pulses in the presence of a circularly polarized laser field are calculated to examine their dependence on the duration and the chirp of the attosecond pulses. From the calculated electron spectra, we show how to retrieve the duration and the chirp of the attosecond pulse using genetic algorithm. The method is expected to be used for characterizing the attosecond pulses which are produced by polarization gating of few-cycle left- and right-circularly polarized infrared laser pulses.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.7200) Physical optics : Ultraviolet, extreme
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 18, 2004
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Z. Zhao, Zenghu Chang, X. Tong, and C. Lin, "Circularly-polarized laser-assisted photoionization spectra of argon for attosecond pulse measurements," Opt. Express 13, 1966-1977 (2005)

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