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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2008
  • pp: 455–457

Metrologies for the phase characterization of attosecond extreme ultraviolet optics

Andrew Aquila, Farhad Salmassi, and Eric Gullikson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 5, pp. 455-457 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000455


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Abstract

Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) optics play a key role in attosecond science since only with higher photon energies is it possible to achieve the wide spectral bandwidth required for ultrashort pulses. Multilayer EUV mirrors have been proposed and are being developed to temporally shape (compress) attosecond pulses. To fully characterize a multilayer optic for pulse applications requires not only knowledge of the reflectivity, as a function of photon energy, but also the reflected phase of the mirror. We develop the metrologies to determine the reflected phase of an EUV multilayer mirror using the photoelectric effect. The proposed method allows one to determine the optic’s impulse response and hence its pulse characteristics.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.1590) Ultrafast optics : Chirping
(340.7470) X-ray optics : X-ray mirrors
(340.7480) X-ray optics : X-rays, soft x-rays, extreme ultraviolet (EUV)

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 2008
Published: February 22, 2008

Citation
Andrew Aquila, Farhad Salmassi, and Eric Gullikson, "Metrologies for the phase characterization of attosecond extreme ultraviolet optics," Opt. Lett. 33, 455-457 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-5-455

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