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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2000
  • pp: 505–507

Dual-echelon single-shot femtosecond spectroscopy

Gregory P. Wakeham and Keith A. Nelson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 7, pp. 505-507 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000505


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Abstract

A dual-echelon technique for performing real-time pumpprobe spectroscopy with sub-100-fs temporal resolution is demonstrated. In a single laser shot, measurements at 400 different temporal delays are recorded to cover a total temporal range of 10 ps in 25-fs steps. Data from a glass sample and an explosive single crystal, each irradiated with intensity above the permanent damage threshold, are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

Citation
Gregory P. Wakeham and Keith A. Nelson, "Dual-echelon single-shot femtosecond spectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 25, 505-507 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-7-505


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