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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2006
  • pp: 543–545

19 fs shaped ultraviolet pulses

C. Schriever, S. Lochbrunner, M. Optiz, and E. Riedle  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 543-545 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000543


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Abstract

We report the generation of shaped tunable ultrashort ultraviolet pulses with full control over the spectral phase and amplitude. The output of a noncollinearly phase-matched optical parametric amplifier is shaped in phase and amplitude by a liquid-crystal spatial light modulator. The resulting structured visible pulses are transferred into the ultraviolet by sum-frequency mixing with strongly chirped 775 nm pulses. Single, double, and triple pulses at 344 nm with subpulses as short as 19 fs are explicitly demonstrated. The method can easily be adapted to arbitrarily shaped pulses throughout the 295 370 nm range.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(260.7190) Physical optics : Ultraviolet
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 12, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 30, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2005

Citation
C. Schriever, S. Lochbrunner, M. Optiz, and E. Riedle, "19 fs shaped ultraviolet pulses," Opt. Lett. 31, 543-545 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-4-543


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