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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 12 — Jun. 12, 2006
  • pp: 5829–5837

Carrier-envelope phase control by a composite plate

Richard Ell, Jonathan R. Birge, Mohammad Araghchini, and Franz X. Kärtner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 12, pp. 5829-5837 (2006)

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We demonstrate a new concept to vary the carrier-envelope phase of a mode-locked laser by a composite plate while keeping all other pulse parameters practically unaltered. The effect is verified externally in an interferometric autocorrelator, as well as inside the cavity of an octave-spanning femtosecond oscillator. The carrier-envelope frequency can be shifted by half the repetition rate with negligible impact on pulse spectrum and energy.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: March 23, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 2006
Published: June 12, 2006

Richard Ell, Jonathan R. Birge, Mohammad Araghchini, and Franz X. Kärtner, "Carrier-envelope phase control by a composite plate," Opt. Express 14, 5829-5837 (2006)

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