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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 25 — Dec. 15, 2003
  • pp: 3461–3466

Measuring several-cycle 1.5-µm pulses using frequency-resolved optical gating

Selcuk Akturk, Mark Kimmel, Rick Trebino, Sergey Naumov, Evgeni Sorokin, and Irina T. Sorokina  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 25, pp. 3461-3466 (2003)

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We demonstrate frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) for measuring the full intensity and phase of several-optical-cycle 1.5-µm pulses generated from a Kerr-lens mode-locked (KLM) Cr4+:YAG laser. This involves the use of an angle-dithered second-harmonic-generation crystal to achieve the full pulse bandwidth despite the use of a relatively thick nonlinear crystal.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 4, 2003
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2003
Published: December 15, 2003

Selcuk Akturk, Mark Kimmel, Rick Trebino, Sergey Naumov, Evgeni Sorokin, and Irina Sorokina, "Measuring several-cycle 1.5-m pulses using frequency-resolved optical gating," Opt. Express 11, 3461-3466 (2003)

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