Applied Physics B

, Volume 98, Issue 2, pp 323–326

Direct shaping of tunable UV ultra-short pulses

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-009-3745-z

Cite this article as:
Weber, S., Barthélemy, M. & Chatel, B. Appl. Phys. B (2010) 98: 323. doi:10.1007/s00340-009-3745-z

Abstract

Time shaping of ultra-short UV pulses has been performed using a specially designed acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter in KDP material. A time shaping window up to 5 ps has been obtained in the 260–410 nm range. A temporal/spectral characterization of shaped pulses on this broad UV spectral range is presented. The efficiency at shorter wavelength is limited by two-photon absorption. However several µJ is obtained at the output of the device allowing chemistry coherent control experiment.

PACS

42.79.Jq 42.65.Re 42.79.-e 42.65Ky 42.79.Nv 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire Collisions, Agrégats Réactivité, IRSAMCCNRS-Université de ToulouseToulouseFrance

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