Comb-like supercontinuum generation in bulk media

Tortora, Alessandra; Corsi, Chiara; Bellini, Marco
August 2004
Applied Physics Letters;8/16/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p1113
Academic Journal
We report the generation of sequences of phase-coherent white-light pulses in bulk media. By passing the pulses from an amplified femtosecond laser through an etalon cavity, we produce an equally spaced time sequence of phase-locked pulses that serve as the pump for the generation of supercontinuum. The mutual coherence among the white-light pulses is probed by studying their spectral interference patterns for varying pump energy levels.


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