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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2001
  • pp: 743–745

Coherent broadband pulse shaping in the mid infrared

Nadia Belabas, Jean-Pierre Likforman, Lionel Canioni, Bruno Bousquet, and Manuel Joffre  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 10, pp. 743-745 (2001)

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We demonstrate broadband infrared pulse shaping by difference-frequency mixing of two visible phase-locked linearly chirped pulses in GaAs. Control of the temporal profile of the emitted field is achieved through this direct tailoring of the exciting visible intensity. The results are in agreement with a simulation with no adjustable parameter.

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OCIS Codes
(260.3060) Physical optics : Infrared
(320.1590) Ultrafast optics : Chirping
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

Nadia Belabas, Jean-Pierre Likforman, Lionel Canioni, Bruno Bousquet, and Manuel Joffre, "Coherent broadband pulse shaping in the mid infrared," Opt. Lett. 26, 743-745 (2001)

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