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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3647–3649

Closed-loop carrier-envelope phase stabilization with an acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter

N. Forget, L. Canova, X. Chen, A. Jullien, and R. Lopez-Martens  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 23, pp. 3647-3649 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.003647


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Abstract

We demonstrate arbitrary carrier-envelope (CE) phase control of femtosecond laser pulses by an acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter (AOPDF), with an accuracy better than π / 100 at a repetition rate of 1 kHz. We also demonstrate, for the first time to the best of our knowledge, 15 Hz closed-loop CE phase stabilization using an AOPDF inside a 1 kHz chirped pulse amplifier to correct for slow CE phase drifts.

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OCIS Codes
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: September 1, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 15, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2009
Published: November 20, 2009

Citation
N. Forget, L. Canova, X. Chen, A. Jullien, and R. Lopez-Martens, "Closed-loop carrier-envelope phase stabilization with an acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter," Opt. Lett. 34, 3647-3649 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-23-3647


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