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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 2 — Jan. 23, 2006
  • pp: 979–987

Spectrum reshaping and pulse self-compression in normally dispersive media with negatively chirped femtosecond pulses

Jun Liu, Xiaowei Chen, Jiansheng Liu, Yi Zhu, Yuxin Leng, Jun Dai, Ruxin Li, and Zhizhan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 979-987 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.14.000979


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Abstract

The spectral and the temporal behavior of high-intensity negatively chirped femtosecond pulses in normally dispersive media at different input parameters are experimentally studied. The spectrum of the pulse is reshaped due to strong self-actions. The pulse is self-compressed, instead of broadening, accompanied with the spectral FWHM bandwidth shortened. Steepening of the leading edge of the pulse and spectral red-shift are observed in the experiment. The numerical simulation shows that the result is in agreement with the experimental result.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Citation
Jun Liu, Xiaowei Chen, Jiansheng Liu, Yi Zhu, Yuxin Leng, Jun Dai, Ruxin Li, and Zhizhan Xu, "Spectrum reshaping and pulse self-compression in normally dispersive media with negatively chirped femtosecond pulses," Opt. Express 14, 979-987 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-2-979


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