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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 11, 2011
  • pp: 7580–7586

Spectral phase, amplitude, and spatial modulation from ultraviolet to infrared with a reflective MEMS pulse shaper

Jérôme Extermann, Stefan M. Weber, Denis Kiselev, Luigi Bonacina, Sébastien Lani, Fabio Jutzi, Wilfried Noell, Nico F. de Rooij, and Jean-Pierre Wolf  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 7580-7586 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.007580


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Abstract

We describe the performance of a reflective pulse-shaper based on a Micro-ElectroMechanical System (MEMS) linear mirror array. It represents a substantial upgrade of a preceding release [Opt. Lett. 35, 3102 (2010)] as it allows simultaneous piston and tilt mirror motion, allowing both phase- and binary amplitude-shaping with no wavelength restriction. Moreover, we show how the combination of in-axis and tilt movement can be used for active correction of spatial chirp.

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OCIS Codes
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(230.4685) Optical devices : Optical microelectromechanical devices

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 17, 2011
Published: April 5, 2011

Citation
Jérôme Extermann, Stefan M. Weber, Denis Kiselev, Luigi Bonacina, Sébastien Lani, Fabio Jutzi, Wilfried Noell, Nico F. de Rooij, and Jean-Pierre Wolf, "Spectral phase, amplitude, and spatial modulation from ultraviolet to infrared with a reflective MEMS pulse shaper," Opt. Express 19, 7580-7586 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-8-7580


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