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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 22 — Oct. 27, 2008
  • pp: 18017–18027

All-optical retrieval of the global phase for two-dimensional Fourier-transform spectroscopy

Alan D. Bristow, Denis Karaiskaj, Xingcan Dai, and Steven T. Cundiff  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 22, pp. 18017-18027 (2008)

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A combination of spatial interference patterns and spectral interferometry are used to find the global phase for non-collinear two-dimensional Fourier-transform (2DFT) spectra. Results are compared with those using the spectrally resolved transient absorption (STRA) method to find the global phase when excitation is with co-linear polarization. Additionally cross-linear polarized 2DFT spectra are correctly “phased” using the all-optical technique, where the SRTA is not applicable.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6240) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent transient
(300.6420) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, nonlinear
(300.6470) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, semiconductors

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Original Manuscript: October 1, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 17, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2008
Published: October 21, 2008

Alan D. Bristow, Denis Karaiskaj, Xingcan Dai, and Steven T. Cundiff, "All-optical retrieval of the global phase for two-dimensional Fourier-transform spectroscopy," Opt. Express 16, 18017-18027 (2008)

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