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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 27 — Dec. 19, 2011
  • pp: 26174–26185

Isolated attosecond pulse generation with the stability against the carrier-envelope phase shift and with the high-beam quality from CO gas medium

Weiyi Hong, Qingbin Zhang, Xiaosong Zhu, and Peixiang Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 27, pp. 26174-26185 (2011)

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We theoretically investigate the isolated attosecond pulse generation with a 1300-nm infrared few-cycle laser pulse from the CO medium. It is found that the supercontinuum in the plateau from CO in the microscopic level can be generated for nearly all the carrier-envelop phase(CEP) of the driving pulse. The macroscopic investigation shows that when the molecular axis is parallel to the electric field, the supercontinuum can be phase-matched in broader spectral range than the antiparallel case and achieve a good beam quality with the divergence angle of 0.2 mrad, which benefits for some potential applications of ultrafast detections with high spatial and temporal resolutions.

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OCIS Codes
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(260.3230) Physical optics : Ionization
(270.6620) Quantum optics : Strong-field processes

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

Original Manuscript: November 2, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 24, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 25, 2011
Published: December 7, 2011

Weiyi Hong, Qingbin Zhang, Xiaosong Zhu, and Peixiang Lu, "Isolated attosecond pulse generation with the stability against the carrier-envelope phase shift and with the high-beam quality from CO gas medium," Opt. Express 19, 26174-26185 (2011)

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