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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2014
  • pp: 4687–4690

Dual spectral-band interferometry for spatio-temporal characterization of high-power femtosecond lasers

V. Gallet, S. Kahaly, O. Gobert, and F. Quéré  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 16, pp. 4687-4690 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004687


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Abstract

We present and demonstrate a technique called RED-SEA TADPOLE for the spatio-temporal characterization of high peak power femtosecond lasers. It retains the basic principle of an existing method, where a scanning monomode fiber is utilized in an interferometric scheme to measure the spectral amplitude and phase at all points across an ultrashort laser beam. We combine this approach with dual spectral-band interferometry, to correct for all phase errors occurring in this interferometer, thus allowing for the simultaneous measurement of the beam wavefront and pulse front in a collimated beam of large diameter. The generic phase correction procedure implemented here can also be extended to other fiber optic device applications sensitive to phase fluctuations.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(140.3295) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam characterization

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: April 18, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 16, 2014
Published: August 6, 2014

Citation
V. Gallet, S. Kahaly, O. Gobert, and F. Quéré, "Dual spectral-band interferometry for spatio-temporal characterization of high-power femtosecond lasers," Opt. Lett. 39, 4687-4690 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-16-4687


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