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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2296–2298

Generation and amplification of pulsed Bessel beams by seeding an optical parametric amplifier

M. Clerici, O. Jedrkiewicz, E. Rubino, D. Faccio, L. Tartara, V. Degiorgio, and P. Di Trapani  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 20, pp. 2296-2298 (2008)

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By using two very different seed pulses we demonstrate that the spatiotemporal gain properties of a χ ( 2 ) optical parametric amplifier can be exploited as an efficient conical reshaping mechanism leading to the generation and amplification of a pulsed Bessel beam.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: July 18, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 26, 2008
Published: October 7, 2008

M. Clerici, O. Jedrkiewicz, E. Rubino, D. Faccio, L. Tartara, V. Degiorgio, and P. Di Trapani, "Generation and amplification of pulsed Bessel beams by seeding an optical parametric amplifier," Opt. Lett. 33, 2296-2298 (2008)

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