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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1996
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Route to phase control of ultrashort light pulses

L. Xu, Ch. Spielmann, A. Poppe, T. Brabec, F. Krausz, and T. W. Hänsch  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 24, pp. 2008-2010 (1996)

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A feasibility study of controlling the carrier phase in ultrashort light-wave packets emitted by a sub-10-fs laser is reported. An experimental apparatus capable of exploring the phase sensitivity of nonlinear-optical interactions is presented.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 12, 1996
Published: December 15, 1996

L. Xu, T. W. Hänsch, Ch. Spielmann, A. Poppe, T. Brabec, and F. Krausz, "Route to phase control of ultrashort light pulses," Opt. Lett. 21, 2008-2010 (1996)

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