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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 3 — Feb. 9, 2004
  • pp: 473–482

Pulse trains produced by phase-modulation of ultrashort optical pulses: tailoring and characterization

M. Renard, R. Chaux, B. Lavorel, and O. Faucher  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 473-482 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.000473


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Abstract

In this paper, creation of pulse doublets and pulse trains by spectral phase modulation of ultrashort optical pulses is investigated. Pulse doublets with specific features are generated through step-like and triangular spectral phase modulation, whereas sequences of pulses with controllable delay and amplitude are produced via sinusoidal phase modulations. A temporal analysis of this type of tailored pulses is exposed and a complete characterization with the SPIDER technique (Spectral Phase Interferometry for Direct Electric-field Reconstruction) is presented.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: December 10, 2003
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 2004
Published: February 9, 2004

Citation
Mathias Renard, R. Chaux, B. Lavorel, and O. Faucher, "Pulse trains produced by phase-modulation of ultrashort optical pulses: tailoring and characterization," Opt. Express 12, 473-482 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-3-473


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