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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 5 — Feb. 27, 2012
  • pp: 5196–5203

Generation of two attosecond pulses with tunable delay using orthogonally-polarized chirped laser pulses

Jing Miao, Zhinan Zeng, Peng Liu, Yinghui Zheng, Ruxin Li, Zhizhan Xu, V. T. Platonenko, and V. V. Strelkov  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 5196-5203 (2012)

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We investigate theoretically the high-order harmonic generation (HHG) by two orthogonally-polarized linearly chirped laser pulses. We show that such generating field has a specific temporal variation of the ellipticity which provides generation of two XUV attosecond pulses with tunable delay between them. This delay is controlled by the delay between the two generating pulses. Perspectives of application of this technique for the attosecond pump – attosecond probe experiments are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: December 2, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 21, 2012
Published: February 16, 2012

Jing Miao, Zhinan Zeng, Peng Liu, Yinghui Zheng, Ruxin Li, Zhizhan Xu, V. T. Platonenko, and V. V. Strelkov, "Generation of two attosecond pulses with tunable delay using orthogonally-polarized chirped laser pulses," Opt. Express 20, 5196-5203 (2012)

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