124-nm radiation by surface second-harmonic generation was used to measure the pulse-width autocorrelation of femtosecond 248-nm pulses. Second-order autocorrelation was obtained for input fluences as high as 0.01 J/cm2. At higher input fluences, autocorrelation of higher order is observed.
© 1993 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 30, 1993
Published: December 1, 1993
E. J. Canto-Said, P. Simon, C. Jordan, and G. Marowsky, "Surface second-harmonic generation in Si(111) for autocorrelation measurements of 248-nm femtosecond pulses," Opt. Lett. 18, 2038-2040 (1993)