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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 17 — Aug. 18, 2008
  • pp: 13486–13491

Acquisition of gated spectra from a supercontinuum using ultrafast optical Kerr gate of lead phthalocyanine-doped hybrid glasses

Hui Liu, Wenjiang Tan, Jinhai Si, Xiang Liu, and Xun Hou  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 17, pp. 13486-13491 (2008)

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We demonstrated the selection of the chirped supercontinuum using an ultrafast optical Kerr gate (OKG) of lead phthalocyanine (PbPc)-doped hybrid glasses. Using the OKG, narrow bandwidth and symmetrical gated spectra were obtained continuously from the chirped supercontinuum generated in a sapphire plate with a femtosecond laser. Experimental results show that the obtained Kerr-gated spectra using the PbPc-glass have many advantages comparing with that using CS2.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 10, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 11, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 13, 2008
Published: August 15, 2008

Hui Liu, Wenjiang Tan, Jinhai Si, and Xun Hou, "Acquisition of gated spectra from a supercontinuum using ultrafast optical Kerr gate of lead phthalocyanine-doped hybrid glasses," Opt. Express 16, 13486-13491 (2008)

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