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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 21 — Oct. 16, 2006
  • pp: 10109–10116

High-energy, few-optical-cycle pulses at 1.5 µm with passive carrier-envelope phase stabilization

C. Vozzi, G. Cirmi, C. Manzoni, E. Benedetti, F. Calegari, G. Sansone, S. Stagira, O. Svelto, S. De Silvestri, M. Nisoli, and G. Cerullo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 10109-10116 (2006)

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We report on a source of ultrabroadband self-phase-stabilized near-IR pulses by difference-frequency generation of a hollow-fiber broadened supercontinuum followed by two-stage optical parametric amplification. We demonstrate energies up to 200 µJ with 15 fs pulse width, making this source suited as a driver for attosecond pulse generation.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: July 27, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

C. Vozzi, G. Cirmi, C. Manzoni, E. Benedetti, F. Calegari, G. Sansone, S. Stagira, O. Svelto, S. De Silvestri, M. Nisoli, and G. Cerullo, "High-energy, few-optical-cycle pulses at 1.5 µm with passive carrier-envelope phase stabilization," Opt. Express 14, 10109-10116 (2006)

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