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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 4664–4672

Generation of stable sub-10 fs pulses at 400 nm in a hollow fiber for UV pump-probe experiment

Jun Liu, Yuichiro Kida, Takahiro Teramoto, and Takayoshi Kobayashi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 4664-4672 (2010)

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Stable sub-10-fs pulses useful for many pump-probe experiments with center wavelength at 400 nm were obtained using a hollow-fiber compression technique with a beam-pointing stabilizing system. The output power stability was improved by around 2-times with the beam-pointing stabilizer. A 1-mm-thick cell sample of perylene dissolved in cyclohexane was used to test the pulse using for the pump-probe experiment. Even the high C-H stretching of vibration mode at around 2860 cm−1, 2916 cm−1, and 2955 cm−1 were real-time resolved with vibrational phase information.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: December 17, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 2010
Published: February 22, 2010

Jun Liu, Yuichiro Kida, Takahiro Teramoto, and Takayoshi Kobayashi, "Generation of stable sub-10 fs pulses at 400 nm in a hollow fiber for UV pump-probe experiment," Opt. Express 18, 4664-4672 (2010)

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