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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 17, 2011
  • pp: 1107–1112

Femtosecond stimulated Raman spectrometer in the 320-520nm range

E. Pontecorvo, S.M. Kapetanaki, M. Badioli, D. Brida, M. Marangoni, G. Cerullo, and T. Scopigno  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 1107-1112 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.001107


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Abstract

Multi-µJ narrow-bandwidth (≈ 10 cm−1) picosecond pulses, broadly tunable in the visible-UV range (320-520 nm), are generated by spectral compression of femtosecond pulses emitted by an amplified Ti:sapphire system. Such pulses provide the ideal Raman pump for broadband femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy, as here demonstrated on a heme protein.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(300.6450) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Raman
(320.5390) Ultrafast optics : Picosecond phenomena

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: November 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 23, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 23, 2010
Published: January 10, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
E. Pontecorvo, S.M. Kapetanaki, M. Badioli, D. Brida, M. Marangoni, G. Cerullo, and T. Scopigno, "Femtosecond stimulated Raman spectrometer in the 320-520nm range," Opt. Express 19, 1107-1112 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-2-1107


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