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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2665–2667

Phasing problem of heterodyne-detected two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy

Ellen H.G. Backus, Sean Garrett-Roe, and Peter Hamm  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 22, pp. 2665-2667 (2008)

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A rigorous method is presented to measure and adjust the phase difference between the two pulse pairs used in heterodyne-detected 2D-IR spectroscopy with an accuracy better than Δ φ = 0.1 rad . The method, which can easily be automated, avoids the otherwise tedious measurement of the much weaker pump–probe spectrum as a reference, which is the commonly used approach to phase 2D-IR spectra in a postprocessing step.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(300.6310) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, heterodyne
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

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Original Manuscript: August 18, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 6, 2008
Published: November 13, 2008

Ellen H. G. Backus, Sean Garrett-Roe, and Peter Hamm, "Phasing problem of heterodyne-detected two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 33, 2665-2667 (2008)

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