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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 15 — Jul. 25, 2005
  • pp: 5628–5634

Generation of a 10.6-THz ultrahigh-repetition-rate train by synthesizing phase-coherent Raman-sidebands

Masayuki Katsuragawa, Keitaro Yokoyama, Takashi Onose, and Kazuhiko Misawa  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 15, pp. 5628-5634 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.005628


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Abstract

A train of highly-stable, high-beam-quality ultrashort pulses is successfully produced by synthesizing phase-coherent rotational-Raman-sidebands in parahydrogen. The intensity-waveform of this ultrashort-pulse-train is directly evaluated in time domain based on a sum-frequency-generation autocorrelation-technique. It is shown that a 10.6-THz ultrahigh-repetition-train of short pulses is formed with an effective-duration of 20 fs and a high peak-power of 2 MW.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(190.5890) Nonlinear optics : Scattering, stimulated
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: June 1, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 28, 2005
Published: July 25, 2005

Citation
Masayuki Katsuragawa, Keitaro Yokoyama, Takashi Onose, and Kazuhiko Misawa, "Generation of a 10.6-THz ultrahigh-repetition-rate train by synthesizing phase-coherent Raman-sidebands," Opt. Express 13, 5628-5634 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-15-5628


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