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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 18 — Aug. 31, 2009
  • pp: 15808–15820

Parametric Spatio-Temporal Control of Focusing Laser Pulses

Matthew A. Coughlan, Mateusz Plewicki, and Robert J. Levis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 18, pp. 15808-15820 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.015808


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Abstract

Simultaneous spatial and temporal focusing pulses are created using parametric pulse shaping and characterized with scanning SEA TADPOLE. Multiple foci are created with optically-controlled longitudal and transverse spatial positions. The characterized foci are in agreement with the predictions of a Fourier optics model. The measurements reveal significant pulse front tilt resulting from the simultaneous spatial and temporal focusing optics.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 31, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 17, 2009
Published: August 21, 2009

Citation
Matthew A. Coughlan, Mateusz Plewicki, and Robert J. Levis, "Parametric Spatio-Temporal Control of Focusing Laser Pulses," Opt. Express 17, 15808-15820 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-18-15808


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