TITLE

Versatile apparatus for attosecond metrology and spectroscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Fieß, M.; Schultze, M.; Goulielmakis, E.; Dennhardt, B.; Gagnon, J.; Hofstetter, M.; Kienberger, R.; Krausz, F.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep2010, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p093103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present the AS-2 Attosecond Beamline at the Joint Laboratory for Attosecond Physics of the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität for time resolved pump/probe experiments with attosecond resolution. High harmonic generation and subsequent filtering of the generated extreme ultraviolet (XUV) continuum by means of metal filters and XUV multilayer mirrors serve for the generation of isolated attosecond laser pulses. After high harmonic generation, the remaining fundamental laser pulse is spatially separated from the attosecond XUV pulse, to what is to our knowledge for the first time, by means of a perforated mirror in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Active stabilization of this interferometer guarantees the necessary temporal resolution for tracking attosecond dynamics in real time. As a proof-of-principle, photoelectron streaking experiments are performed and experimental techniques for their realization are summarized. Finally we highlight the potential of the presented beamline system for future experiments in comparison with previously demonstrated attosecond beamlines.
ACCESSION #
54049800

 

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