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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 18 — Sep. 4, 2006
  • pp: 8448–8458

Interferometric Fourier transform coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering

Meng Cui, Manuel Joffre, Joshua Skodack, and Jennifer P. Ogilvie  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 18, pp. 8448-8458 (2006)

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We present an interferometric time-domain Fourier transform implementation of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS). Based on a single femtosecond laser source, the method provides a straight-forward scheme for obtaining high resolution CARS spectra. We give a theoretical description of the method, and demonstrate good agreement between simulation and experimental CARS spectra. We also discuss the method’s relation to other CARS approaches for microscopy and microspectroscopy applications.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.6920) Medical optics and biotechnology : Time-resolved imaging
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(300.6230) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering

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Original Manuscript: June 30, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 21, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 24, 2006
Published: September 1, 2006

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Meng Cui, Manuel Joffre, Joshua Skodack, and Jennifer P. Ogilvie, "Interferometric Fourier transform Coherent anti-Stokes Raman Scattering," Opt. Express 14, 8448-8458 (2006)

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