Applied Physics B

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 133–135 | Cite as

Surface second-harmonic generation: A novel technique for ps-pulse duration measurements

  • A. Gierulski
  • G. Marowsky
  • B. Nikolaus
  • N. Vorob'ev
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Second-harmonic generation from dye adsorbates has been successfully used to measure the duration of ps pulses. In the red and in the blue-green spectral range pulse durations of 2.4 and 6.1 ps—in agreement with streak camera measurements — have been obtained from collinear, slow autocorrelation traces.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Gierulski
    • 1
  • G. Marowsky
    • 1
  • B. Nikolaus
    • 1
  • N. Vorob'ev
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung LaserphysikMax-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische ChemieGöttingenFed. Rep. Germany

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