Abstract

Wavefront and frequency characteristics of pulsed lasers are of interest in many applications including laser oscillator design, beam propagation, and atom–field interactions. We have used a frequency-stabilized cw ring dye laser as a local oscillator (frequency jitter <1 MHz) in an optical heterodyne interferometer to characterize a pulsed dye laser with base line pulse widths of 40–80 ns. Streak camera detection of the heterodyne interferogram enabled us to obtain both spatial and temporal information from a single pulse.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Millimeter depth resolution streak camera-based lidar

S. WILLIAMSON
TUW3 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 1988

Single-shot phase measurement by spectral phase interferometry using a streak camera

Takeshi Akagawa, Kazuhiko Misawa, and Roy Lang
TuE22 International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena (UP) 2004

A Terahertz Streak Camera for the Characterization of Ultrashort Laser Pulses

O. Schubert, F. Junginger, C. Riek, A. Sell, A. Leitenstorfer, and R. Huber
CTuH5 CLEO: Science and Innovations (CLEO_SI) 2011

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription