Book 2006

The Supercontinuum Laser Source

Fundamentals with Updated References

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ISBN: 978-0-387-24504-1 (Print) 978-0-387-25097-7 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Fundamentals

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      Pages 1-32

      Theory of Self-Phase Modulation and Spectral Broadening

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      Pages 33-90

      Supercontinuum Generation in Condensed Matter

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      Pages 91-116

      Ultrashort Pulse Propagation in Nonlinear Dispersive Fibers

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      Pages 117-183

      Cross-Phase Modulation: A New Technique for Controlling the Spectral, Temporal, and Spatial Properties of Ultrashort Pulses

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      Pages 184-294

      Simple Models of Self-Phase and Induced-Phase Modulation

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      Pages 295-317

      Self-Steepening of Optical Pulses

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      Chapter

      Pages 318-336

      Self-Focusing and Continuum Generation in Gases

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      Chapter

      Pages 337-376

      Utilization of UV and IR Supercontinua in Gas-Phase Subpicosecond Kinetic Spectroscopy

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      Pages 377-398

      Applications of Supercontinuum: Present and Future

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      Chapter

      Pages 399-449

      Pulse Compression in Single-Mode Fibers: Picoseconds to Femtoseconds

  3. New Developments

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      Pages 453-472

      Coherence Properties of the Supercontinuum Source

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      Pages 473-480

      Supercontinuum Generation in Materials (Solids, Liquids, Gases, Air)

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      Pages 481-497

      Supercontinuum Generation in Microstructure Fibers

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      Chapter

      Pages 498-504

      Supercontinuum in Wavelength Division Multiplex Telecommunication

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      Pages 505-509

      Femtosecond Pump: Supercontinuum Probe for Applications in Semiconductors, Biology, and Chemistry

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      Pages 510-511

      Supercontinuum in Optical Coherence Tomography

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      Pages 512-516

      Supercontinuum in Femtosecond Carrier-Envelope Phase Stabilization

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      Pages 517-518

      Supercontinuum in Ultrafast Pulse Compression

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      Pages 519-521

      Supercontinuum in Time and Frequency Metrology

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      Pages 522-523

      Supercontinuum in Atmospheric Science

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