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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2006
  • pp: 631–633

Full control of the spectral polarization of ultrashort pulses

Lea Polachek, Dan Oron, and Yaron Silberberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 631-633 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.000631


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Abstract

The spectral polarization of an ultrashort pulse is fully controlled by a novel pulse shaper design, including three liquid-crystal spatial light modulator arrays at three different orientations. The added degree of controllability permits generation of previously unattainable pulse shapes, with possible applications in multidimensional spectroscopy, coherent control, and ultrafast polarization gating.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 12, 2005
Revised Manuscript: November 2, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: November 3, 2005

Citation
Lea Polachek, Dan Oron, and Yaron Silberberg, "Full control of the spectral polarization of ultrashort pulses," Opt. Lett. 31, 631-633 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-5-631


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