We describe and demonstrate an interferometric technique for measuring the first-order cross correlation of ultrafast optical pulses. This technique may permit single-shot pulse detection and is applicable to receivers for time-domain optical communications.
© 1993 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 19, 1993
Published: December 15, 1993
Kenneth G. Purchase, Kelvin Wagner, and David J. Brady, "Time-of-flight cross correlation on a detector array for ultrafast packet detection," Opt. Lett. 18, 2129-2131 (1993)