Generation of tunable 9 femtosecond optical pulses in the near infrared

Becker, P. C.; Fragnito, H. L.; Fork, R. L.; Beisser, F. A.; Shank, C. V.
January 1989
Applied Physics Letters;1/30/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p411
Academic Journal
We report the generation of tunable femtosecond pulses in the 800–850 nm range. These pulses were obtained by generating a femtosecond continuum and selectively amplifying a portion of that continuum. The amplified femtosecond infrared pulses thus obtained were then compressed to a duration of 9 fs by a fiber followed by a grating and prism sequence.


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