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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7564–7571

Pulse optimization for Raman spectroscopy with cross-correlation frequency resolved optical gating

S. O. Konorov, X. G. Xu, R. F. B. Turner, M. W. Blades, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7564-7571 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.007564


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Abstract

We propose to employ the technique of femtosecond pulse shaping for improving the performance of the recently suggested method of complete characterization of molecular vibrations, in which both the amplitude and phase of the laser induced vibrational coherence are detected with high resolution. The amplitude-phase information is retrieved from the cross-correlation frequency resolved optical gating of Raman modes. By creating rich interference pattern in the measured two-dimensional spectrogram of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering we enhance the accuracy of the retrieved spectral and temporal response and increase the robustness of the method against noise.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(170.5660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Raman spectroscopy
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(300.6410) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, multiphoton
(300.6450) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Raman

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: April 10, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 1, 2007
Published: June 5, 2007

Citation
S. O. Konorov, X. G. Xu, R. F. Turner, M. W. Blades, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner, "Pulse optimization for Raman spectroscopy with cross-correlation frequency resolved optical gating," Opt. Express 15, 7564-7571 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-12-7564


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