Applied Physics B

, Volume 78, Issue 5, pp 589–592 | Cite as

Femtosecond laser pulses measured with a photodiode – FROG revisited

  • W. Wasilewski
  • P. Wasylczyk
  • C. Radzewicz


We demonstrate complete characterization of a femtosecond laser pulse electric field amplitude and phase using a FROG setup with a thick second harmonic crystal and a photodiode replacing a spectrometer. The scheme we propose is intended for high-repetition-rate pulse trains. It takes advantage of the photodiode high dynamic range and can be implemented in a compact size.


Laser Pulse Femtosecond Laser Pulse Train Pulse Electric Field Field Amplitude 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Experimental PhysicsWarsaw UniversityWarsawPoland

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