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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1998
  • pp: 1283–1285

Sub-8-fs pulses from an ultrabroadband optical parametric amplifier in the visible

G. Cerullo, M. Nisoli, S. Stagira, and S. De Silvestri  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp. 1283-1285 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.001283


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Abstract

Pulses with 180-THz bandwidth and 2-µJ energy were generated by a noncollinear optical parametric amplifier in the visible, pumped by the second harmonic of a Ti:sapphire laser. A portion of the amplified pulse spectrum was compressed to 7.2 fs by use of a thin prism sequence.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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G. Cerullo, M. Nisoli, S. Stagira, and S. De Silvestri, "Sub-8-fs pulses from an ultrabroadband optical parametric amplifier in the visible," Opt. Lett. 23, 1283-1285 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-16-1283


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