Applied Physics B

, Volume 82, Issue 2, pp 283–287 | Cite as

Shaping of ultrashort pulses using bulk acousto-optic filter

  • P. Maák
  • G. Kurdi
  • A. Barócsi
  • K. Osvay
  • A.P. Kovács
  • L. Jakab
  • P. Richter
Article

Abstract

Our paper deals with temporal shaping of ultrashort pulses by direct spectral filtering performed with bulk acousto-optic filters using noncollinear geometry. This geometry allows arbitrary optical pulse repetition rate and high diffraction efficiency at relatively large optical apertures. A theoretical model of the pulse shaper is presented, emphasizing the degrees of freedom in this shaping technique. Phase and angular dispersion effects are analyzed, and experimental results on generating controllable pulse trains are presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Maák
    • 1
  • G. Kurdi
    • 2
  • A. Barócsi
    • 1
  • K. Osvay
    • 3
  • A.P. Kovács
    • 3
  • L. Jakab
    • 1
  • P. Richter
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Atomic PhysicsBudapest Univ. of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  2. 2.HAS Research Group on Laser PhysicsUniversity of SzegedSzegedHungary
  3. 3.Dept. of Optics and Quantum ElectronicsUniversity of SzegedSzegedHungary

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