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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2026–2028

Widely tunable extreme UV frequency comb generation

T. J. Pinkert, D. Z. Kandula, C. Gohle, I. Barmes, J. Morgenweg, and K. S. E. Eikema  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 11, pp. 2026-2028 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.002026


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Abstract

Extreme UV (XUV) frequency comb generation in the wavelength range of 51 to 85 nm is reported based on high-order harmonic generation of two consecutive IR frequency comb pulses that were amplified in an optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier. The versatility of the system is demonstrated by recording direct XUV frequency comb excitation signals in He, Ne, and Ar with visibilities of up to 61%.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 20, 2011
Published: May 26, 2011

Citation
T. J. Pinkert, D. Z. Kandula, C. Gohle, I. Barmes, J. Morgenweg, and K. S. E. Eikema, "Widely tunable extreme UV frequency comb generation," Opt. Lett. 36, 2026-2028 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-11-2026


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