Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 225–233 | Cite as

Determination of energy and duration of picosecond light pulses by bleaching of dyes

  • G. Grönninger
  • A. Penzkofer


The transmission of a light pulse through a dye solution is determined by its energy density if the pulse duration is short compared to the absorption recovery time. The energy transmission measurement allows the determination of the pulse energy. Simultaneous measurement of energy transmission and input pulse peak intensity makes it possible to calculate the pulse duration.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Grönninger
    • 1
  • A. Penzkofer
    • 1
  1. 1.Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät II - PhysikUniversität RegensburgRegensburgGermany

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