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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1143–1145

Spatiotemporal characterization of ultrabroadband Airy pulses

Peeter Piksarv, Andreas Valdmann, Heli Valtna-Lukner, Roland Matt, and Peeter Saari  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1143-1145 (2013)

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We present experimental results of a full spatiotemporal characterization of an optical system for ultrabroadband Airy pulse generation with a liquid-crystal-on-silicon spatial light modulator. Measurements with a few micrometer spatial and almost one-wave-cycle temporal resolution were performed using a white light spatial spectral interferometry setup based on the SEA TADPOLE ultrashort pulse characterization technique. The results were compared with the theoretical model for Airy pulse propagation.

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OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: January 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2013
Published: March 29, 2013

Peeter Piksarv, Andreas Valdmann, Heli Valtna-Lukner, Roland Matt, and Peeter Saari, "Spatiotemporal characterization of ultrabroadband Airy pulses," Opt. Lett. 38, 1143-1145 (2013)

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