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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 27 — Dec. 17, 2012
  • pp: 27974–27980

Spatio-temporal characterization of mid-infrared laser pulses with spatially encoded spectral shearing interferometry

T. Witting, S. J. Weber, J. W. G. Tisch, and J. P. Marangos  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 27, pp. 27974-27980 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.027974


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Abstract

We report on the spatially resolved full amplitude and phase characterization of mid-infrared high intensity laser pulses generated in a three stage OPA. We use a spatially-encoded arrangement (SEA-)SPIDER with spectral filters for ancilla generation for spatially resolved characterization. Using five interchangeable filter sets we are able to characterize pulses from 1 to 2 μm with one single device with minimal adjustments.

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OCIS Codes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 14, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 12, 2012
Published: December 3, 2012

Citation
T. Witting, S. J. Weber, J. W. G. Tisch, and J. P. Marangos, "Spatio-temporal characterization of mid-infrared laser pulses with spatially encoded spectral shearing interferometry," Opt. Express 20, 27974-27980 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-27-27974


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