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Time-Resolved Measurement of Electronic and Vibrational Nonlinear Refraction in Ti:sapphire and Cr:LiSGaF

  • Sylvia Smolorz
  • Frank Wise
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)

Abstract

We observe electronic and vibrational contributions in the femtosecond nonlinear response of Ti:sapphire and Cr:LiSGaF. The results suggest that nonlinear refraction is resonantly enhanced in Ti:sapphire relative to that of undoped sapphire. Cr:LiSGaF shows a substantial vibrational component and finite two-photon absorption. The implications of the nonlinear responses for short-pulse formation are discussed.

Keywords

Sapphire Laser Vibrational Signal Nonlinear Refraction Nonlinear Index Nonlinear Phase Shift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvia Smolorz
    • 1
  • Frank Wise
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysicsCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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