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Rapid measurement of ultrashort pulse amplitude and phase from a two-photon absorption sonogram trace

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IG Cormack, Wilson Sibbett, DT Reid

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Abstract

By measuring the sonogram of an ultrashort pulse with a two-photon detector we have demonstrated a robust and sensitive complete characterization method for 80fs; pulses derived from a self-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser. Acquisition and retrieval rates as high as 0.5 Hz are demonstrated, and the design of a rapid-acquisition configuration is described, where we discuss the use of white-light interferometry to achieve a nearly dispersionless bandpass filter. Excellent agreement is obtained between retrieved pulse data and independent experimental pulse measurements. (C) 2001 Optical Society of America.

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Original languageEnglish
Volume18
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2001

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  • GENERALIZED PROJECTIONS, LIGHT-PULSES, LASER-PULSES, FEMTOSECOND, AUTOCORRELATION, RETRIEVAL, DEVICES

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