Generalized multiple-prism dispersion theory for pulse compression in ultrafast dye lasers
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- Duarte, F.J. Opt Quant Electron (1987) 19: 223. doi:10.1007/BF02032516
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.