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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1987
  • pp: 483–485

Compression of optical pulses to six femtoseconds by using cubic phase compensation

R. L. Fork, C. H. Brito Cruz, P. C. Becker, and C. V. Shank  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 7, pp. 483-485 (1987)

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We demonstrate that a combination of prisms and diffraction gratings can provide not only quadratic but also cubic phase compensation of ultrashort optical pulses. We obtain compressed pulses as short as 6 fsec.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 3, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 1987
Published: July 1, 1987

R. L. Fork, C. H. Brito Cruz, P. C. Becker, and C. V. Shank, "Compression of optical pulses to six femtoseconds by using cubic phase compensation," Opt. Lett. 12, 483-485 (1987)

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