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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2007
  • pp: 181–183

Compact spectral shearing interferometer for ultrashort pulse characterization

Aleksander S. Radunsky, Ian A. Walmsley, Simon-Pierre Gorza, and Piotr Wasylczyk  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 181-183 (2007)

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A simple, compact, and robust implementation of spectral shearing interferometry using a single nonlinear crystal for both ancilla generation and upconversion is demonstrated. The device is capable of accurate characterization of femtosecond laser pulses over the 740 900 nm range with a KDP crystal.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: July 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2006
Published: December 23, 2006

Aleksander S. Radunsky, Ian A. Walmsley, Simon-Pierre Gorza, and Piotr Wasylczyk, "Compact spectral shearing interferometer for ultrashort pulse characterization," Opt. Lett. 32, 181-183 (2007)

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