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  • Editor: C. Martijin de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 7 — Mar. 28, 2011
  • pp: 6858–6864

CEP stable 1.6 cycle laser pulses at 1.8 μm

Bruno E. Schmidt, Andrew D. Shiner, Philippe Lassonde, Jean-Claude Kieffer, Paul B. Corkum, David M. Villeneuve, and François Légaré  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 6858-6864 (2011)

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By using the novel approach for pulse compression that combines spectral broadening in hollow-core fiber (HCF) with linear propagation in fused silica (FS), we generate 1.6 cycle 0.24 mJ laser pulses at 1.8 μm wavelength with a repetition rate of 1 kHz. These pulses are obtained with a white light seeded optical parametric amplifier (OPA) and shown to be passively carrier envelope phase (CEP) stable.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: December 2, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 15, 2011
Published: March 25, 2011

Bruno E. Schmidt, Andrew D. Shiner, Philippe Lassonde, Jean-Claude Kieffer, Paul B. Corkum, David M. Villeneuve, and François Légaré, "CEP stable 1.6 cycle laser pulses at 1.8 μm," Opt. Express 19, 6858-6864 (2011)

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