Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 223–229

Generalized multiple-prism dispersion theory for pulse compression in ultrafast dye lasers

Authors

  • F. J. Duarte
    • Photographic Research Laboratories, Photographic Products GroupEastman Kodak Company
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02032516

Cite this article as:
Duarte, F.J. Opt Quant Electron (1987) 19: 223. doi:10.1007/BF02032516

Abstract

A generalized multiple-prism dispersion theory, applicable to pulse compression schemes in femtosecond dye lasers, is described. The equations can be utilized to determine the dispersive characteristics of any multiple-prism arrangement. Also, the difference in dispersive values resulting in the use of various prism materials, including ZnSe, is compared.

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