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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2010
  • pp: 2028–2030

Strongly dispersive transient Bragg grating for high harmonics

J. P. Farrell, L. S. Spector, M. B. Gaarde, B. K. McFarland, P. H. Bucksbaum, and M. Gühr  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 12, pp. 2028-2030 (2010)

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We create a transient Bragg grating in a high-harmonic generation medium using two counterpropagating pulses. The Bragg grating disperses the harmonics in angle and can diffract a large bandwidth with temporal resolution limited only by the source size.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(260.7200) Physical optics : Ultraviolet, extreme

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: March 3, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 7, 2010
Published: June 9, 2010

J. P. Farrell, L. S. Spector, M. B. Gaarde, B. K. McFarland, P. H. Bucksbaum, and M. Gühr, "Strongly dispersive transient Bragg grating for high harmonics," Opt. Lett. 35, 2028-2030 (2010)

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