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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1984
  • pp: 335–337

Analysis of quarter-wave dielectric-mirror dispersion in femtosecond dye-laser cavities

S. De Silvestri, P. Laporta, and O. Svelto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp. 335-337 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.9.000335


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Abstract

Analysis of dispersion produced by a λ/4 multilayer dielectric mirror as a function of its construction parameters is presented. The amount of dispersion can be estimated from a careful inspection of the measured reflectivity curve. In some cases, which seem to be of practical relevance, the value of dispersion is such as to prevent pulses shorter than ∼50 fsec from being produced in the mode-locked laser cavity.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 28, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: April 19, 1984
Published: August 1, 1984

Citation
S. De Silvestri, P. Laporta, and O. Svelto, "Analysis of quarter-wave dielectric-mirror dispersion in femtosecond dye-laser cavities," Opt. Lett. 9, 335-337 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-9-8-335


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