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)