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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2393–2395

Ponderomotive shearing for spectral interferometry of extreme-ultraviolet pulses

Johan Mauritsson, Rodrigo López-Martens, Anne L’Huillier, and Kenneth J. Schafer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 23, pp. 2393-2395 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.002393


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Abstract

We propose a novel method for completely characterizing ultrashort pulses at extreme-ultraviolet (XUV) wavelengths by adapting the technique of spectral phase interferometry for direct electric-field reconstruction to this spectral region. Two-electron wave packets are coherently produced by photoionizing atoms with two time-delayed replicas of the XUV pulse. For one of the XUV pulses, photoionization occurs in the presence of a strong infrared pulse that ponderomotively shifts the binding energy, thereby providing the spectral shear needed for reconstruction of the spectral phase of the XUV pulse.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Johan Mauritsson, Rodrigo López-Martens, Anne L’Huillier, and Kenneth J. Schafer, "Ponderomotive shearing for spectral interferometry of extreme-ultraviolet pulses," Opt. Lett. 28, 2393-2395 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-23-2393


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