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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2001
  • pp: 1442–1444

Ultrashort-laser-pulse measurement using swept beams

Donald O’Shea, Mark Kimmel, Patrick O’Shea, and Rick Trebino  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 18, pp. 1442-1444 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.001442


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Abstract

We demonstrate a frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) device that uses a sweepshot geometry that combines the advantages of multishot and single-shot pulse-measurement devices, has only one moving part, a galvanometer, and requires no computer control. Like a multishot device, it focuses the beam to a small spot (rather than a line focus) and has a high intensity in the nonlinear medium. Like single-shot devices, it makes measurements quickly, generating an entire FROG trace on a single camera screen (rather than requiring many camera downloads).

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

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Donald O’Shea, Mark Kimmel, Patrick O’Shea, and Rick Trebino, "Ultrashort-laser-pulse measurement using swept beams," Opt. Lett. 26, 1442-1444 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-18-1442

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