Rapid-scanning interferometer for ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy with phase-sensitive detection

Diffey, William M.; Beck, Warren F.
September 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep97, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p3296
Academic Journal
Describes a rapid-scanning modified Mach-Zehnder interferometer suitable for use in femtosecond pump-probe or dichroism spectroscopy with self-mode-locked titanium-sapphire oscillators. Use of a galvanometer-type rapid-scanning translation stage in the pump arm of the interferometer; Modulation of the intensity or polarization of the pump beam.


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