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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2360–2362

Characterization of a supercontinuum generated from a photonic crystal fiber and its application to coherent Raman spectroscopy

Hideaki Kano and Hiro-o Hamaguchi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 23, pp. 2360-2362 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.002360


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Abstract

The temporal and spectral profiles of supercontinuum radiation generated from a photonic crystal fiber are evaluated with a polarization-gate frequency-resolved optical gating technique. The supercontinuum is then applied to coherent inverse Raman spectroscopy. A stimulated Raman signal of cyclohexane is observed as an induced absorption signal with an instantaneous response. The Raman signal has a peak at a slight negative delay time, which is explained by perturbed Raman-induced coherence.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5650) Nonlinear optics : Raman effect
(300.6450) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Raman
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

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Hideaki Kano and Hiro-o Hamaguchi, "Characterization of a supercontinuum generated from a photonic crystal fiber and its application to coherent Raman spectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 28, 2360-2362 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-23-2360


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