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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 14 — Jul. 6, 2009
  • pp: 12082–12089

Coupling between energy and phase in hollow-core fiber based f-to-2f interferometers

He Wang, Michael Chini, Eric Moon, Hiroki Mashiko, Chengquan Li, and Zenghu Chang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 14, pp. 12082-12089 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.012082


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Abstract

The dependence of the carrier-envelope (CE) phase of the pulses from a hollow-core fiber on the input laser energy was studied using two f-to-2f interferometers. The CE phase in the in-loop f-to-2f interferometer was measured with the octave spanning white-light spectrum from the hollow-core fiber, whereas the out-of-loop interferometer was based on a sapphire plate. By modulating the input power of the in-loop interferometer and measuring the out-of-loop CE phase at the same time, the coupling coefficient between the measured CE phase and the laser energy for the hollow-core fiber was determined to be 128 mrad per 1% energy change.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7140) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 16, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 5, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 12, 2009
Published: July 2, 2009

Citation
He Wang, Michael Chini, Eric Moon, Hiroki Mashiko, Chengquan Li, and Zenghu Chang, "Coupling between energy and phase in hollow-core fiber based f-to-2f interferometers," Opt. Express 17, 12082-12089 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-14-12082


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