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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 1 — Jan. 13, 2014
  • pp: 1018–1027

Pulse shaping based two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy in a background free geometry

Franklin D. Fuller, Daniel E. Wilcox, and Jennifer P. Ogilvie  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 1018-1027 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.001018


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Abstract

We demonstrate a “drop-in” modification of the pulse-shaped pump-probe geometry two-dimensional Fourier transform spectrometer that significantly improves its performance by making the measurement background-free. The modification uses a hybrid diffractive optic/pulse-shaping approach that combines the advantages of background-free detection with the precise timing and phase-cycling capabilities enabled by pulse-shaping. In addition, we present a simple new method for accurate phasing of optically heterodyned two-dimensional spectra. We demonstrate the high quality of data obtainable with this approach by reporting two-dimensional Fourier transform electronic spectra of chlorophyll a in glycerol/water at 77 K.

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OCIS Codes
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(300.6530) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ultrafast
(300.6550) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, visible
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: November 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 14, 2013
Published: January 9, 2014

Citation
Franklin D. Fuller, Daniel E. Wilcox, and Jennifer P. Ogilvie, "Pulse shaping based two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy in a background free geometry," Opt. Express 22, 1018-1027 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-1-1018


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