Applied Physics B

, Volume 73, Issue 3, pp 273–277

Frequency doubling of phase-modulated, ultrashort laser pulses

  • M. Hacker
  • R. Netz
  • M. Roth
  • G. Stobrawa
  • T. Feurer
  • R. Sauerbrey
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DOI: 10.1007/s003400100676

Cite this article as:
Hacker, M., Netz, R., Roth, M. et al. Appl Phys B (2001) 73: 273. doi:10.1007/s003400100676

Abstract

We have investigated theoretically and experimentally the generation of shaped pulses at 400 nm by frequency-doubling of phase-modulated, ultrashort laser pulses. We present an analytical description of frequency-doubled pulses with a sinusoidal spectral phase modulation. It is shown that such a phase modulation can be transferred completely into a spectral amplitude modulation with a resolution determined only by the phase-modulating device. A criterion for achieving the maximum modulation contrast is given.

PACS: 42.65.Re; 42.65.Ky; 42.79.Nv; 42.30.Lr

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hacker
    • 1
  • R. Netz
    • 1
  • M. Roth
    • 1
  • G. Stobrawa
    • 1
  • T. Feurer
    • 1
  • R. Sauerbrey
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Optik und Quantenelektronik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Max-Wien-Platz 1, 07743 Jena, GermanyDE