OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2979–2981

Cross-axis cascading of spectral dispersion

Giuliano Scarcelli, Pilhan Kim, and Seok Hyun Yun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 24, pp. 2979-2981 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.002979


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (291 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We demonstrate a method of cascading multiple diffractive elements for improving the purity of spectral dispersion. The cross-axis cascade was implemented in a two-stage grating spectrograph, resulting in a hundredfold reduction of stray light and a high dynamic range up to 75 dB . The technique can be used for parallel spectral measurements and processing.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: August 26, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 21, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 29, 2008
Published: December 11, 2008

Citation
Giuliano Scarcelli, Pilhan Kim, and Seok Hyun Yun, "Cross-axis cascading of spectral dispersion," Opt. Lett. 33, 2979-2981 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-24-2979


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. W. Demtröder, Laser Spectroscopy (Springer-Verlag, 2003).
  2. A. M. Weiner, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 71, 1929 (2000). [CrossRef]
  3. R. Khosravani, M. I. Hayee, B. Hoanca, and A. E. Willner, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 134 (1999). [CrossRef]
  4. Y. F. Arshinov, S. M. Bobrovnikov, V. E. Zuev, and V. M. Mitev, Appl. Opt. 22, 2984 (1983). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. J. B. Kerr and C. T. McElroy, Science 262, 1032 (1993). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. G. Scarcelli and S. H. Yun, Nat. Photonics 2, 39 (2008). [CrossRef]
  7. I. Ohana, Y. Yacoby, and M. Bezalel, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 57, 9 (1986). [CrossRef]
  8. I. Moreno, Appl. Opt. 43, 3373 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. I. Moreno, G. Paez, and M. Strojnik, Appl. Opt. 42, 4514 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. S. S. Voigt, S. L. Allen, B. C. Bigelow, L. Bresee, G. H. Pardeilhan, T. Pfister, T. Ricketts, L. B. Robinson, R. J. Stover, D. Tucker, J. M. Ward, and M. I. Wei, Proc. SPIE 2198, 362 (1994). [CrossRef]
  11. S. Xiao and A. Weiner, Opt. Express 12, 2895 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4 Fig. 5
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited