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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 16 — Aug. 4, 2008
  • pp: 11727–11734

Sub-100 fs two-color pump-probe spectroscopy of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes with a 100 MHz Er-fiber laser system

A. Gambetta, G. Galzerano, A. G. Rozhin, A. C. Ferrari, R. Ramponi, P. Laporta, and M. Marangoni  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 16, pp. 11727-11734 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011727


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Abstract

An extremely compact and versatile near-infrared two-color femtosecond pump-probe spectroscopy apparatus based on an amplified Er-fiber laser system is presented and applied to the characterization of the relaxation dynamics of single-wall carbon nanotubes with fundamental absorption in the 2 μm spectral region. By implementing a fast-scan technique, dynamics as long as 3 ps are acquired in 5 s with a relative sensitivity of 10−4 and a temporal resolution below 100 fs at 2 μm.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(300.6340) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, infrared
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: May 21, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 15, 2008
Published: July 22, 2008

Citation
A. Gambetta, G. Galzerano, A. G. Rozhin, A. C. Ferrari, R. Ramponi, P. Laporta, and M. Marangoni, "Sub-100 fs pump-probe spectroscopy of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes with a 100 MHz Er-fiber laser system," Opt. Express 16, 11727-11734 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-16-11727


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