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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 24 — Nov. 22, 2010
  • pp: 24451–24460

Measuring extremely complex pulses with time-bandwidth products exceeding 65,000 using multiple-delay crossed-beam spectral interferometry

Jacob Cohen, Pamela Bowlan, Vikrant Chauhan, Peter Vaughan, and Rick Trebino  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 24, pp. 24451-24460 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.024451


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Abstract

We measure the complete electric field of extremely complex ultrafast waveforms using the simple linear-optical, interferometric pulse-measurement technique, MUD TADPOLE. The waveforms were measured with ~40 fs temporal resolution over a temporal range of ~3.5ns and had time-bandwidth products exceeding 65,000. The approach is general and could allow the measurement of arbitrary optical waveforms.

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OCIS Codes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: October 13, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2010
Published: November 9, 2010

Citation
Jacob Cohen, Pamela Bowlan, Vikrant Chauhan, Peter Vaughan, and Rick Trebino, "Measuring extremely complex pulses with time-bandwidth products exceeding 65,000 using multiple-delay crossed-beam spectral interferometry," Opt. Express 18, 24451-24460 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-24-24451


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