5-fs, 1-MHz repetition rate laser for ultrafast spectroscopy

Andrius Baltuska, Zhiyi Wei, Maxim S. Pshenichnikov, Douwe A. Wiersma, R. Szipócs

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Abstract

Optical pulses as short as 5 fs with energies exceeding 5 nJ up to 1-MHz repetition rates have been generated by injecting 13-fs pulses from a cavity-dumped self-mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser into a single-mode polarization-preserving fiber. The chirp of the resulting white-light continuum was characterized by its cross-correlation with the laser pulse. The apparent nonlinearity of the chirp is due to beam propagation through additional bulk material. If the bulk contribution is subtracted, the chirp turns out to be almost linear across the spectral region from 600 nm to 1.2 μm. Pulse compression of the central part of the white-light continuum to 5 fs can be achieved by using either a prism/grating or a prism/chirped mirror compressor.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Editors Anon
PublisherIEEE
Pages10-11
Number of pages2
Volume11
Publication statusPublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Baltimore, MD, USA
Duration: May 18 1997May 23 1997

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OtherProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO
CityBaltimore, MD, USA
Period5/18/975/23/97

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Laser pulses
Spectroscopy
Laser modes
Prisms
Lasers
Pulse compression
Sapphire
Compressors
Mirrors
Polarization
Fibers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Baltuska, A., Wei, Z., Pshenichnikov, M. S., Wiersma, D. A., & Szipócs, R. (1997). 5-fs, 1-MHz repetition rate laser for ultrafast spectroscopy. In Anon (Ed.), Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS (Vol. 11, pp. 10-11). IEEE.

5-fs, 1-MHz repetition rate laser for ultrafast spectroscopy. / Baltuska, Andrius; Wei, Zhiyi; Pshenichnikov, Maxim S.; Wiersma, Douwe A.; Szipócs, R.

Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS. ed. / Anon. Vol. 11 IEEE, 1997. p. 10-11.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Baltuska, A, Wei, Z, Pshenichnikov, MS, Wiersma, DA & Szipócs, R 1997, 5-fs, 1-MHz repetition rate laser for ultrafast spectroscopy. in Anon (ed.), Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS. vol. 11, IEEE, pp. 10-11, Proceedings of the 1997 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO, Baltimore, MD, USA, 5/18/97.
Baltuska A, Wei Z, Pshenichnikov MS, Wiersma DA, Szipócs R. 5-fs, 1-MHz repetition rate laser for ultrafast spectroscopy. In Anon, editor, Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS. Vol. 11. IEEE. 1997. p. 10-11
Baltuska, Andrius ; Wei, Zhiyi ; Pshenichnikov, Maxim S. ; Wiersma, Douwe A. ; Szipócs, R. / 5-fs, 1-MHz repetition rate laser for ultrafast spectroscopy. Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS. editor / Anon. Vol. 11 IEEE, 1997. pp. 10-11
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