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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 10 — Nov. 8, 2013

Simultaneous generation of sub-20 fs deep and vacuum ultraviolet pulses in a single filamentation cell and application to time-resolved photoelectron imaging

Takuya Horio, Roman Spesyvtsev, and Toshinori Suzuki  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 22423-22428 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.022423


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Abstract

Sub-20 fs pulses of the third, fourth, and fifth harmonics of a Ti:sapphire laser are simultaneously generated using cascaded four-wave mixing in filamentation propagation of the fundamental frequency and the second harmonic pulses in Ne gas. Reflective optics under vacuum are employed after the four-wave mixing to minimize material dispersion of the optical pulses. The cross-correlation between 198 and 159 nm pulses of 18 fs is achieved without dispersion compensation. This new light source is applied to time-resolved photoelectron imaging of carbon disulfide (CS2).

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OCIS Codes
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 9, 2013
Published: September 16, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Takuya Horio, Roman Spesyvtsev, and Toshinori Suzuki, "Simultaneous generation of sub-20 fs deep and vacuum ultraviolet pulses in a single filamentation cell and application to time-resolved photoelectron imaging," Opt. Express 21, 22423-22428 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-19-22423


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