Applied Physics B

, 87:457 | Cite as

Dispersion of femtosecond laser pulses in beam pipelines from ambient pressure to 0.1 mbar

  • K. Osvay
  • Á. Börzsönyi
  • A.P. Kovács
  • M. Görbe
  • G. Kurdi
  • M.P. Kalashnikov
Article

Abstract

Dispersion of femtosecond pulses in evacuated laser pipelines was measured by spectrally and spatially resolved interferometry. The pressure range varied from 1 bar to 0.1 mbar. The change of spectral phase has been experimentally proven to follow the Edlén-type dispersion formula. Consequences of delivering femtosecond pulses in vacuum beam pipelines and on their precise timing on a target are also discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Osvay
    • 1
    • 2
  • Á. Börzsönyi
    • 1
  • A.P. Kovács
    • 1
  • M. Görbe
    • 1
  • G. Kurdi
    • 3
  • M.P. Kalashnikov
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Optics and Quantum ElectronicsUniversity of SzegedSzegedHungary
  2. 2.Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy12489Germany
  3. 3.HAS Research Group on Laser PhysicsUniversity of Szeged6720Hungary

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