Abstract

We demonstrate a homodyne coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) technique based on femtosecond laser pulse shaping. This technique utilizes fast phase cycling to extract nonlinear Raman signatures with a self-generated reference signal acting as a local oscillator. The local oscillator is generated at the focus and is intrinsically stable relative to the Raman signal even in highly scattering samples. We can therefore retrieve phase information from the Raman signal and can suppress the ubiquitous non-resonant background.

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  1. E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]

2009 (3)

M. Cui, B. R. Bachler, and J. P. Ogilvie, “Comparing coherent and spontaneous Raman scattering under biological imaging conditions,” Opt. Lett. 34(6), 773–775 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Jurna, J. P. Korterik, C. Otto, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Vibrational phase contrast microscopy by use of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(4), 043905 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. J. Lee and M. T. Cicerone, “Single-shot interferometric approach to background free broadband coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 17(1), 123–135 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2008 (5)

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. C. Fischer, H. C. Liu, I. R. Piletic, and W. S. Warren, “Simultaneous self-phase modulation and two-photon absorption measurement by a spectral homodyne Z-scan method,” Opt. Express 16(6), 4192–4205 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

I. R. Piletic, M. C. Fischer, P. Samineni, G. Yurtsever, and W. S. Warren, “Rapid pulse shaping with homodyne detection for measuring nonlinear optical signals,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1482–1484 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. C. Chen and S. H. Lim, “Optimal laser pulse shaping for interferometric multiplex coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering microscopy,” J. Phys. Chem. B 112(12), 3653–3661 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

X. G. Xu, S. O. Konorov, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner, “Background-free coherent Raman spectroscopy by detecting the spectral phase of molecular vibrations,” Opt. Lett. 33(11), 1177–1179 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2007 (1)

S. H. Lim, A. G. Caster, and S. R. Leone, “Fourier transform spectral interferometric coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (FTSI-CARS) spectroscopy,” Opt. Lett. 32(10), 1332–1334 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (1)

B. von Vacano, T. Buckup, and M. Motzkus, “Highly sensitive single-beam heterodyne coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Opt. Lett. 31(16), 2495–2497 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2004 (3)

D. L. Marks and S. A. Boppart, “Nonlinear interferometric vibrational imaging,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92(12), 123905 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. X. Cheng and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy: Instrumentation, theory, and applications,” J. Phys. Chem. B 108(3), 827–840 (2004).
[CrossRef]

C. L. Evans, E. O. Potma, and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-stokes raman scattering spectral interferometry: determination of the real and imaginary components of nonlinear susceptibility χ(3) for vibrational microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 29(24), 2923–2925 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2002 (2)

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, and Y. Silberberg, “Single-pulse phase-contrast nonlinear Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89(27), 273001 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, “Narrow-band coherent anti-stokes Raman signals from broad-band pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(6), 063004 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2000 (1)

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1994 (1)

C. W. Hillegas, J. X. Tull, D. Goswami, D. Strickland, and W. S. Warren, “Femtosecond laser pulse shaping by use of microsecond radio-frequency pulses,” Opt. Lett. 19(10), 737–739 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bachler, B. R.

M. Cui, B. R. Bachler, and J. P. Ogilvie, “Comparing coherent and spontaneous Raman scattering under biological imaging conditions,” Opt. Lett. 34(6), 773–775 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Boppart, S. A.

D. L. Marks and S. A. Boppart, “Nonlinear interferometric vibrational imaging,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92(12), 123905 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Buckup, T.

B. von Vacano, T. Buckup, and M. Motzkus, “Highly sensitive single-beam heterodyne coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Opt. Lett. 31(16), 2495–2497 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Caster, A. G.

S. H. Lim, A. G. Caster, and S. R. Leone, “Fourier transform spectral interferometric coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (FTSI-CARS) spectroscopy,” Opt. Lett. 32(10), 1332–1334 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, B. C.

B. C. Chen and S. H. Lim, “Optimal laser pulse shaping for interferometric multiplex coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering microscopy,” J. Phys. Chem. B 112(12), 3653–3661 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cheng, J. X.

J. X. Cheng and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy: Instrumentation, theory, and applications,” J. Phys. Chem. B 108(3), 827–840 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Cicerone, M. T.

Y. J. Lee and M. T. Cicerone, “Single-shot interferometric approach to background free broadband coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 17(1), 123–135 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cui, M.

M. Cui, B. R. Bachler, and J. P. Ogilvie, “Comparing coherent and spontaneous Raman scattering under biological imaging conditions,” Opt. Lett. 34(6), 773–775 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Dasari, R. R.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Dudovich, N.

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, “Narrow-band coherent anti-stokes Raman signals from broad-band pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(6), 063004 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, and Y. Silberberg, “Single-pulse phase-contrast nonlinear Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89(27), 273001 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Evans, C. L.

C. L. Evans, E. O. Potma, and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-stokes raman scattering spectral interferometry: determination of the real and imaginary components of nonlinear susceptibility χ(3) for vibrational microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 29(24), 2923–2925 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Feld, M. S.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fischer, M. C.

M. C. Fischer, H. C. Liu, I. R. Piletic, and W. S. Warren, “Simultaneous self-phase modulation and two-photon absorption measurement by a spectral homodyne Z-scan method,” Opt. Express 16(6), 4192–4205 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

I. R. Piletic, M. C. Fischer, P. Samineni, G. Yurtsever, and W. S. Warren, “Rapid pulse shaping with homodyne detection for measuring nonlinear optical signals,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1482–1484 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fitzmaurice, M.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Goswami, D.

C. W. Hillegas, J. X. Tull, D. Goswami, D. Strickland, and W. S. Warren, “Femtosecond laser pulse shaping by use of microsecond radio-frequency pulses,” Opt. Lett. 19(10), 737–739 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gross, P.

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hanlon, E. B.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hepburn, J. W.

X. G. Xu, S. O. Konorov, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner, “Background-free coherent Raman spectroscopy by detecting the spectral phase of molecular vibrations,” Opt. Lett. 33(11), 1177–1179 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Herek, J. L.

M. Jurna, J. P. Korterik, C. Otto, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Vibrational phase contrast microscopy by use of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(4), 043905 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hillegas, C. W.

C. W. Hillegas, J. X. Tull, D. Goswami, D. Strickland, and W. S. Warren, “Femtosecond laser pulse shaping by use of microsecond radio-frequency pulses,” Opt. Lett. 19(10), 737–739 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Itzkan, I.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Jurna, M.

M. Jurna, J. P. Korterik, C. Otto, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Vibrational phase contrast microscopy by use of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(4), 043905 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Konorov, S. O.

X. G. Xu, S. O. Konorov, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner, “Background-free coherent Raman spectroscopy by detecting the spectral phase of molecular vibrations,” Opt. Lett. 33(11), 1177–1179 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Koo, T. W.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Korterik, J. P.

M. Jurna, J. P. Korterik, C. Otto, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Vibrational phase contrast microscopy by use of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(4), 043905 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kramer, J. R.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lee, Y. J.

Y. J. Lee and M. T. Cicerone, “Single-shot interferometric approach to background free broadband coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 17(1), 123–135 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Leone, S. R.

S. H. Lim, A. G. Caster, and S. R. Leone, “Fourier transform spectral interferometric coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (FTSI-CARS) spectroscopy,” Opt. Lett. 32(10), 1332–1334 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lim, S. H.

B. C. Chen and S. H. Lim, “Optimal laser pulse shaping for interferometric multiplex coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering microscopy,” J. Phys. Chem. B 112(12), 3653–3661 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. H. Lim, A. G. Caster, and S. R. Leone, “Fourier transform spectral interferometric coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (FTSI-CARS) spectroscopy,” Opt. Lett. 32(10), 1332–1334 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Liu, H. C.

M. C. Fischer, H. C. Liu, I. R. Piletic, and W. S. Warren, “Simultaneous self-phase modulation and two-photon absorption measurement by a spectral homodyne Z-scan method,” Opt. Express 16(6), 4192–4205 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Manoharan, R.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Marks, D. L.

D. L. Marks and S. A. Boppart, “Nonlinear interferometric vibrational imaging,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92(12), 123905 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Milner, V.

X. G. Xu, S. O. Konorov, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner, “Background-free coherent Raman spectroscopy by detecting the spectral phase of molecular vibrations,” Opt. Lett. 33(11), 1177–1179 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Motz, J. T.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Motzkus, M.

B. von Vacano, T. Buckup, and M. Motzkus, “Highly sensitive single-beam heterodyne coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Opt. Lett. 31(16), 2495–2497 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Offerhaus, H. L.

M. Jurna, J. P. Korterik, C. Otto, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Vibrational phase contrast microscopy by use of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(4), 043905 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ogilvie, J. P.

M. Cui, B. R. Bachler, and J. P. Ogilvie, “Comparing coherent and spontaneous Raman scattering under biological imaging conditions,” Opt. Lett. 34(6), 773–775 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Oron, D.

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, “Narrow-band coherent anti-stokes Raman signals from broad-band pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(6), 063004 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, and Y. Silberberg, “Single-pulse phase-contrast nonlinear Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89(27), 273001 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Otto, C.

M. Jurna, J. P. Korterik, C. Otto, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Vibrational phase contrast microscopy by use of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 103(4), 043905 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Piletic, I. R.

M. C. Fischer, H. C. Liu, I. R. Piletic, and W. S. Warren, “Simultaneous self-phase modulation and two-photon absorption measurement by a spectral homodyne Z-scan method,” Opt. Express 16(6), 4192–4205 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

I. R. Piletic, M. C. Fischer, P. Samineni, G. Yurtsever, and W. S. Warren, “Rapid pulse shaping with homodyne detection for measuring nonlinear optical signals,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1482–1484 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Postma, S.

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Potma, E. O.

C. L. Evans, E. O. Potma, and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-stokes raman scattering spectral interferometry: determination of the real and imaginary components of nonlinear susceptibility χ(3) for vibrational microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 29(24), 2923–2925 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Samineni, P.

I. R. Piletic, M. C. Fischer, P. Samineni, G. Yurtsever, and W. S. Warren, “Rapid pulse shaping with homodyne detection for measuring nonlinear optical signals,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1482–1484 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Shafer, K. E.

E. B. Hanlon, R. Manoharan, T. W. Koo, K. E. Shafer, J. T. Motz, M. Fitzmaurice, J. R. Kramer, I. Itzkan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, “Prospects for in vivo Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45(2), R1–R59 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Silberberg, Y.

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, “Narrow-band coherent anti-stokes Raman signals from broad-band pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(6), 063004 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, and Y. Silberberg, “Single-pulse phase-contrast nonlinear Raman spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 89(27), 273001 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Strickland, D.

C. W. Hillegas, J. X. Tull, D. Goswami, D. Strickland, and W. S. Warren, “Femtosecond laser pulse shaping by use of microsecond radio-frequency pulses,” Opt. Lett. 19(10), 737–739 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Tull, J. X.

C. W. Hillegas, J. X. Tull, D. Goswami, D. Strickland, and W. S. Warren, “Femtosecond laser pulse shaping by use of microsecond radio-frequency pulses,” Opt. Lett. 19(10), 737–739 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

van Rhijn, A. C. W.

S. Postma, A. C. W. van Rhijn, J. P. Korterik, P. Gross, J. L. Herek, and H. L. Offerhaus, “Application of spectral phase shaping to high resolution CARS spectroscopy,” Opt. Express 16(11), 7985–7996 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

von Vacano, B.

B. von Vacano, T. Buckup, and M. Motzkus, “Highly sensitive single-beam heterodyne coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering,” Opt. Lett. 31(16), 2495–2497 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Warren, W. S.

I. R. Piletic, M. C. Fischer, P. Samineni, G. Yurtsever, and W. S. Warren, “Rapid pulse shaping with homodyne detection for measuring nonlinear optical signals,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1482–1484 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. C. Fischer, H. C. Liu, I. R. Piletic, and W. S. Warren, “Simultaneous self-phase modulation and two-photon absorption measurement by a spectral homodyne Z-scan method,” Opt. Express 16(6), 4192–4205 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. W. Hillegas, J. X. Tull, D. Goswami, D. Strickland, and W. S. Warren, “Femtosecond laser pulse shaping by use of microsecond radio-frequency pulses,” Opt. Lett. 19(10), 737–739 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Xie, X. S.

J. X. Cheng and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy: Instrumentation, theory, and applications,” J. Phys. Chem. B 108(3), 827–840 (2004).
[CrossRef]

C. L. Evans, E. O. Potma, and X. S. Xie, “Coherent anti-stokes raman scattering spectral interferometry: determination of the real and imaginary components of nonlinear susceptibility χ(3) for vibrational microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 29(24), 2923–2925 (2004).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Xu, X. G.

X. G. Xu, S. O. Konorov, J. W. Hepburn, and V. Milner, “Background-free coherent Raman spectroscopy by detecting the spectral phase of molecular vibrations,” Opt. Lett. 33(11), 1177–1179 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yelin, D.

D. Oron, N. Dudovich, D. Yelin, and Y. Silberberg, “Narrow-band coherent anti-stokes Raman signals from broad-band pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(6), 063004 (2002).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yurtsever, G.

I. R. Piletic, M. C. Fischer, P. Samineni, G. Yurtsever, and W. S. Warren, “Rapid pulse shaping with homodyne detection for measuring nonlinear optical signals,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1482–1484 (2008).
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