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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 15 — Jul. 25, 2005
  • pp: 5689–5693

Curve-fitting method for pure spectrum measurement of femtosecond laser pulses by a pinhole pair

Tetsuo Harimoto, Yasuki Takeuchi, and Masayuki Fujita  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 15, pp. 5689-5693 (2005)

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We present a curve fitting method for measuring the spectral distribution of femtosecond laser pulses with Young’s double-pair interference. The method is applicable to cancel the influence of the mutual coherent portion in the spectrum measurement.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

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Original Manuscript: June 6, 2005
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2005
Published: July 25, 2005

Tetsuo Harimoto, Yasuki Takeuchi, and Masayuki Fujita, "Curve-fitting method for pure spectrum measurement of femtosecond laser pulses by a pinhole pair," Opt. Express 13, 5689-5693 (2005)

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