OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 17 — Aug. 23, 2004
  • pp: 4144–4149

Multiphoton Intrapulse Interference 8. Coherent control through scattering tissue

Johanna M. Dela Cruz, Igor Pastirk, Matthew Comstock, and Marcos Dantus  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 17, pp. 4144-4149 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.004144


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (730 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally that selective two-photon probe excitation using phase shaped pulses can be achieved even when the laser propagates through scattering tissue. The pre-optimized phase tailored femtosecond pulses were able to identify acidic and basic solutions of a pH sensitive chromophore hidden behind a slab of scattering tissue. This observation has important implications for future applications of coherent control for biomedical imaging and photodynamic therapy.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: June 28, 2004
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2004
Published: August 23, 2004

Citation
Johanna Dela Cruz, Igor Pastirk, Matthew Comstock, and Marcos Dantus, "Multiphoton Intrapulse Interference 8. Coherent control through scattering tissue," Opt. Express 12, 4144-4149 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-17-4144


Sort:  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. D. Meshulach and Y. Silberberg, "Coherent quantum control of two-photon transitions by a femtosecond laser pulse," Nature 396, 239-242 (1998). [CrossRef]
  2. A. Assion, T. Baumert, M. Bergt, T. Brixner, B. Kiefer, V. Seyfried, M. Strehle, and G. Gerber, "Control of chemical reactions by feedback-optimized phase- shaped femtosecond laser pulses," Science 282, 919-922 (1998). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. R. J. Levis, G. M. Menkir, and H. Rabitz, "Selective bond dissociation and rearrangement with optimally tailored, strong-field laser pulses," Science 292, 709-713 (2001). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. C. J. Bardeen, V. V. Yakovlev, K. R. Wilson, S. D. Carpenter, P. M. Weber, and W. S. Warren, "Feedback quantum control of molecular electronic population transfer," Chem. Phys. Lett. 280, 151-158 (1997). [CrossRef]
  5. T. Brixner, N. H. Damrauer, P. Niklaus, and G. Gerber, "Photoselective adaptive femtosecond quantum control in the liquid phase," Nature 414, 57-60 (2001). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. J. L. Herek, W. Wohlleben, R. J. Cogdell, D. Zeidler, and M. Motzkus, "Quantum control of energy flow in light harvesting," Nature 417, 533-535 (2002). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. T. C. Weinacht, J. L. White, and P. H. Bucksbaum, "Toward strong field mode-selective chemistry," J. Phys. Chem. A 103, 10166-10168 (1999). [CrossRef]
  8. A. M. Weiner, "Femtosecond pulse shaping using spatial light modulators," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 71, 1929-1960 (2000). [CrossRef]
  9. R. S. Judson and H. Rabitz, "Teaching Lasers to Control Molecules," Phys. Rev. Lett. 68, 1500-1503 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. R. N. Zare, "Laser control of chemical reactions," Science 279, 1875-1879 (1998). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. R. J. Gordon and S. A. Rice, "Active control of the dynamics of atoms and molecules," Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 48, 601-641 (1997). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. A. Rice, "Interfering for the good of a chemical reaction," Nature 409, 422-426 (2001). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. S. A. Rice and S. P. Shah, "Active control of product selection in a chemical reaction: a view of the current scene," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 4, 1683-1700 (2002). [CrossRef]
  14. Rabitz, "Shaped laser pulses as reagents," Science 299, 525-527 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  15. M. Dantus and V. V. Lozovoy, "Experimental Coherent Laser Control of Physicochemical Processes," Chem. Rev. 104, 1813 - 1860 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  16. K. A. Walowicz, I. Pastirk, V. V. Lozovoy, and M. Dantus, "Multiphoton intrapulse interference. 1. Control of multiphoton processes in condensed phases," J. Phys. Chem. A 106, 9369-9373 (2002). [CrossRef]
  17. V. V. Lozovoy, I. Pastirk, K. A. Walowicz, and M. Dantus, "Multiphoton intrapulse interference. II. Control of two- and three-photon laser induced fluorescence with shaped pulses," J. Chem. Phys. 118, 3187-3196 (2003). [CrossRef]
  18. J. M. Dela Cruz, I. Pastirk, V. V. Lozovoy, K. A. Walowicz, and M. Dantus, "Multiphoton intrapulse interference 3: Probing microscopic chemical environments," J. Phys. Chem. A 108, 53-58 (2004). [CrossRef]
  19. N. Dudovich, D. Oron, and Y. Silberberg, "Single-pulse coherently controlled nonlinear Raman spectroscopy and microscopy," Nature 418, 512-514 (2002). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  20. I. Pastirk, J. M. Dela Cruz, K. A. Walowicz, V. V. Lozovoy, and M. Dantus, "Selective two-photon microscopy with shaped femtosecond pulses," Opt. Express 11, 1695-1701 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  21. W. Denk, J. H. Strickler, and W. W. Webb, "2-Photon Laser Scanning Fluorescence Microscopy," Science 248, 73-76 (1990). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  22. W. Denk, "Two-photon excitation in functional biological imaging," J. Biomed. Opt. 1, 296-304 (1996). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  23. W. G. Fisher, W. P. Partridge, C. Dees, and E. A. Wachter, "Simultaneous two-photon activation of type-I photodynamic therapy agents," Photochem. Photobiol. 66, 141-155 (1997). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  24. V. V. Lozovoy, I. Pastirk, and M. Dantus, "Multiphoton intrapulse interference. 4. Characterization of the phase of ultrashort laser pulses.," Opt. Lett. 7, 775-777 (2004). [CrossRef]
  25. M. Comstock, V. V. Lozovoy, I. Pastirk, and M. Dantus, "Multiphoton intrapulse interference 6; binary phase shaping," Opt. Express 12, 1061 - 1066 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited