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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 22 — Oct. 27, 2008
  • pp: 17420–17428

Two-color two-dimensional Fourier transform electronic spectroscopy with a pulse-shaper

Jeffrey A. Myers, Kristin L. M. Lewis, Patrick F. Tekavec, and Jennifer P. Ogilvie  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 22, pp. 17420-17428 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.017420


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Abstract

We report two-color two-dimensional Fourier transform electronic spectroscopy obtained using an acousto-optic pulse-shaper in a pump-probe geometry. The two-color setup will facilitate the study of energy transfer between electronic transitions that are widely separated in energy. We demonstrate the method at visible wavelengths on the laser dye LDS750 in acetonitrile. We discuss phase-cycling and polarization schemes to optimize the signal-to-noise ratio in the pump-probe geometry. We also demonstrate that phase-cycling can be used to separate rephasing and nonrephasing signal components.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(300.6530) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ultrafast
(300.6550) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, visible
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: September 2, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 9, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 13, 2008
Published: October 15, 2008

Citation
Jeffrey A. Myers, Kristin L. Lewis, Patrick F. Tekavec, and Jennifer P. Ogilvie, "Two-color two-dimensional Fourier transform electronic spectroscopy with a pulse-shaper," Opt. Express 16, 17420-17428 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-22-17420


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