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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Jun. 3, 2013
  • pp: 13062–13067

Measurement of the chirp characteristics of linearly chirped pulses by a frequency domain interference method

Wei Fan, Bin Zhu, Yinzhong Wu, Feng Qian, Min Shui, Sai Du, Bo Zhang, Yuchi Wu, Jianting Xin, Zongqing Zhao, Leifeng Cao, Yuxiao Wang, and Yuqiu Gu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 13062-13067 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.013062


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Abstract

A linear optical technique for chirp characteristics measurement based on frequency domain interference is developed. This technique can be applied to measure the temporal structure of linearly chirped pulses which have become increasingly important in ultrafast optics. To confirm this technique, an experiment is carried out to measure the chirp rate and duration of a picosecond chirped pulse with an imaging spectrometer.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
(320.1590) Ultrafast optics : Chirping

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 13, 2013
Published: May 20, 2013

Citation
Wei Fan, Bin Zhu, Yinzhong Wu, Feng Qian, Min Shui, Sai Du, Bo Zhang, Yuchi Wu, Jianting Xin, Zongqing Zhao, Leifeng Cao, Yuxiao Wang, and Yuqiu Gu, "Measurement of the chirp characteristics of linearly chirped pulses by a frequency domain interference method," Opt. Express 21, 13062-13067 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-11-13062


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