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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 11 — May. 30, 2005
  • pp: 4154–4159

Bimorph piezo deformable mirror for femtosecond pulse shaping

Paweł Wnuk, Czesław Radzewicz, and Jerzy S. Krasiński  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 11, pp. 4154-4159 (2005)

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We have developed a bimorph piezoceramic deformable mirror with 28 independently controlled vertical sectors. When used in a reflective 2 f setup the mirror enables phase compensation in the range of a few hundred radians. We have demonstrated that such a compressor is able to compress femtosecond laser pulses that had been initially stretched by a factor of 60 close to their initial shape.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

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Original Manuscript: April 7, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2005
Published: May 30, 2005

Pawe�? Wnuk, Czes�?aw Radzewicz, and Jerzy Krasi�?ski, "Bimorph piezo deformable mirror for femtosecond pulse shaping," Opt. Express 13, 4154-4159 (2005)

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