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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 1 — Jan. 14, 2013
  • pp: 70–78

An autocorrelator based on a Fabry-Perot interferometer

Jungkwuen An, Kyungsuk Pyun, Ojoon Kwon, and Dong Eon Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 70-78 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.000070


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Abstract

An autocorrelator based on a Fabry-Perot interferometer is proposed for ultrashort pulse measurement. Main features of this autocorrelator due to the superposition of multiple pulses were investigated experimentally and theoretically. It turns out that the signal from a Fabry-Perot interferometer can be used as an autocorrelator signal. This autocorrelator provides more compact setup with a much easier alignment than a conventional autocorrelator based on a Michelson interferometer.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2230) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fabry-Perot
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 28, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 8, 2012
Published: January 2, 2013

Citation
Jungkwuen An, Kyungsuk Pyun, Ojoon Kwon, and Dong Eon Kim, "An autocorrelator based on a Fabry-Perot interferometer," Opt. Express 21, 70-78 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-1-70


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