Compression of femtosecond optical pulses

  • Shank C
  • Fork R
  • Yen R
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We describe the generation and measurement of optical pulses as short as 30 fs. The pulses are produced using self-phase modulation in a short 15-cm optical fiber followed by a grating compressor.

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  • C. V. Shank

  • R. L. Fork

  • R. Yen

  • R. H. Stolen

  • W. J. Tomlinson

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