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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3322–3324

Arbitrary-detuning asynchronous optical sampling pump-probe spectroscopy of bacterial reaction centers

Laura Antonucci, Adeline Bonvalet, Xavier Solinas, Michael R. Jones, Marten H. Vos, and Manuel Joffre  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 17, pp. 3322-3324 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003322


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Abstract

A recently reported variant of asynchronous optical sampling compatible with arbitrary unstabilized laser repetition rates is applied to pump-probe spectroscopy. This makes possible the use of a 5.1 MHz chirped pulse oscillator as the pump laser, thus extending the available time window to almost 200 ns with a time resolution as good as about 320 fs. The method is illustrated with the measurement in a single experiment of the complete charge transfer dynamics of the reaction center from Rhodobacter sphaeroides.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2013
Published: August 23, 2013

Citation
Laura Antonucci, Adeline Bonvalet, Xavier Solinas, Michael R. Jones, Marten H. Vos, and Manuel Joffre, "Arbitrary-detuning asynchronous optical sampling pump-probe spectroscopy of bacterial reaction centers," Opt. Lett. 38, 3322-3324 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-17-3322


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