Abstract

We demonstrate the transfer of a shaped spectral phase in a pulse with a sub-20-fs pulse Fourier limit of a Ti:sapphire laser to that in a deep UV pulse at 256 nm in a sum- frequency-mixing process. The generated UV pulse maintains a sufficiently broad spectrum to form a sub-20-fs pulse due to broadband sum-frequency mixing with the group-delay-dispersion-matched scheme. The spectral phases of the deep UV pulse are measured with spectral phase interferometry for direct electric field reconstruction and compared with the phase applied to the Ti:sapphire laser pulse.

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2005 (1)

M. Roth, M. Mehendale, A. Bartelt, and H. Rabitz, “Acousto-optical shaping of ultraviolet femtosecond pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 80, 441–444 (2005).
[Crossref]

2004 (6)

H. Wang and A. M. Weiner, “A femtosecond waveform transfer technique using type II second harmonic generation,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40, 937–945 (2004).
[Crossref]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Group-delay-dispersion-matched sum-frequency mixing for the indirect phase control of deep ultraviolet pulses in the sub-20fs regime,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 569–581 (2004).
[Crossref]

V. V. Lozovoy, I. Pastirk, and M. Dantus, “Multiphoton intrapulse interference IV. Ultrashort laser pulse spectral phase characterization and compensation,” Opt. Lett. 29, 775–777 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P. Baum, S. Lochbrunner, and E. Riedle, “Generation of tunable 7-fs ultraviolet pulses: achromatic phase matching and chirp management,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 1027–1032 (2004).
[Crossref]

P. Baum, S. Lochbrunner, and E. Riedle, “Tunable sub-10-fs ultraviolet pulses generated by achromatic frequency doubling,” Opt. Lett. 29, 1686–1689 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

P. Baum, S. Lochbrunner, and E. Riedle, “Zero-additional-phase SPIDER: full characterization of visible and sub-20-fs ultraviolet pulses,” Opt. Lett. 29, 210–212 (2004).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2003 (6)

2002 (3)

2001 (3)

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, T. Feurer, R. Sauerbrey, T. Lucza, and G. Szabo, “Programmable femtosecond laser pulses in the ultraviolet,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 866–871 (2001).
[Crossref]

N. Dudovich, B. Dayan, S. M. Gallagher, and Y. Silberberg, “Transform-limited pulses are not optimal for resonant multiphoton transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 47–50 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2000 (3)

1999 (3)

C. Iaconis and I. A. Walmsley, “Self-referencing spectral interferometry for measuring ultrashort optical pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 501–509 (1999) .
[Crossref]

V. Bagnoud and F. Salin, “Influence of optical quality on chirped-pulse amplification: characterization of a 150-nm-bandwidth stretcher,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 16, 188–193 (1999).
[Crossref]

T. Nakajima and K. Miyazaki, “Spectrally compensated third harmonic generation using angular dispersers,” Opt. Commun. 163, 217–222 (1999).
[Crossref]

1994 (2)

1989 (1)

O. E. Martinez, “Achromatic phase matching for second harmonic generation of femtosecond pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 2464–2468 (1989).
[Crossref]

1975 (1)

V. D. Volosov, S. G. Karpenko, N. E. Kornienko, and V. L. Strizhevskii, “Method for compensating the phase matching dispersion in nonlinear optics,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 4, 1090–1098 (1975).
[Crossref]

Arns, J. A.

Bagnoud, V.

Bartelt, A.

M. Roth, M. Mehendale, A. Bartelt, and H. Rabitz, “Acousto-optical shaping of ultraviolet femtosecond pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 80, 441–444 (2005).
[Crossref]

Baum, P.

Bor, Z.

G. Szabo and Z. Bor, “Frequency conversion of ultrashort pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 58, 237–241 (1994).
[Crossref]

Buckup, T.

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

Cheng, Z.

Colburn, W. S.

Cruz, J. M. D.

Dantus, M.

Dayan, B.

N. Dudovich, B. Dayan, S. M. Gallagher, and Y. Silberberg, “Transform-limited pulses are not optimal for resonant multiphoton transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 47–50 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Dudovich, N.

N. Dudovich, B. Dayan, S. M. Gallagher, and Y. Silberberg, “Transform-limited pulses are not optimal for resonant multiphoton transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 47–50 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Eickemeyer, F.

Elsaesser, T.

Feurer, T.

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, T. Feurer, R. Sauerbrey, T. Lucza, and G. Szabo, “Programmable femtosecond laser pulses in the ultraviolet,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 866–871 (2001).
[Crossref]

Gallagher, S. M.

N. Dudovich, B. Dayan, S. M. Gallagher, and Y. Silberberg, “Transform-limited pulses are not optimal for resonant multiphoton transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 47–50 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Gehner, A.

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

Hacker, M.

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, T. Feurer, R. Sauerbrey, T. Lucza, and G. Szabo, “Programmable femtosecond laser pulses in the ultraviolet,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 866–871 (2001).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

Iaconis, C.

C. Iaconis and I. A. Walmsley, “Self-referencing spectral interferometry for measuring ultrashort optical pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 501–509 (1999) .
[Crossref]

Kaindl, R. A.

Karpenko, S. G.

V. D. Volosov, S. G. Karpenko, N. E. Kornienko, and V. L. Strizhevskii, “Method for compensating the phase matching dispersion in nonlinear optics,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 4, 1090–1098 (1975).
[Crossref]

Kompa, K. L.

T. Witte, K. L. Kompa, and M. Motzkus, “Femtosecond pulse shaping in the mid infrared by difference-frequency mixing,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 467–471 (2003).
[Crossref]

Kornienko, N. E.

V. D. Volosov, S. G. Karpenko, N. E. Kornienko, and V. L. Strizhevskii, “Method for compensating the phase matching dispersion in nonlinear optics,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 4, 1090–1098 (1975).
[Crossref]

Kovács, A. P.

K. Varjú, A. P. Kovács, G. Kurdi, and K. Osvay, “High-precision measurement of angular dispersion in a CPA laser,” Appl. Phys. B [suppl.] 74, S259–S263 (2002).
[Crossref]

Kozma, I. Z.

Kurdi, G.

K. Varjú, A. P. Kovács, G. Kurdi, and K. Osvay, “High-precision measurement of angular dispersion in a CPA laser,” Appl. Phys. B [suppl.] 74, S259–S263 (2002).
[Crossref]

Laude, V.

Lochbrunner, S.

Lozovoy, V. V.

Lucza, T.

Martinez, O. E.

O. E. Martinez, “Achromatic phase matching for second harmonic generation of femtosecond pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 2464–2468 (1989).
[Crossref]

Mehendale, M.

M. Roth, M. Mehendale, A. Bartelt, and H. Rabitz, “Acousto-optical shaping of ultraviolet femtosecond pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 80, 441–444 (2005).
[Crossref]

Midorikawa, K.

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Group-delay-dispersion-matched sum-frequency mixing for the indirect phase control of deep ultraviolet pulses in the sub-20fs regime,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 569–581 (2004).
[Crossref]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Broadband sum frequency mixing using noncollinear angularly dispersed geometry for indirect phase control of sub-20-femtosecond UV pulses,” Opt. Express 11, 324–338 (2003). http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-4-324.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “High-order pulse front tilt caused by high-order angular dispersion,” Opt. Express 11, 3365–3376 (2003). http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-25-3365.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Nabekawa, Y. Shimizu, and K. Midorikawa, “Sub-20-fs terawatt-class laser system with a mirrorless regenerative amplifier and an adaptive phase controller,” Opt. Lett. 27, 1265–1267 (2002).
[Crossref]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Broadband sum-frequency mixing for indirect phase control of UV pulses with a sub-20-fs TW-class Ti:sapphire laser system,” in Ultrafast Optics IV, F. Krausz, G. Korn, P. Corkum, and I. A. Walmsley, eds., vol. IV, pp. 395–400 (Springer, New York, 2004).

Miyazaki, K.

T. Nakajima and K. Miyazaki, “Spectrally compensated third harmonic generation using angular dispersers,” Opt. Commun. 163, 217–222 (1999).
[Crossref]

Motzkus, M.

T. Witte, K. L. Kompa, and M. Motzkus, “Femtosecond pulse shaping in the mid infrared by difference-frequency mixing,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 467–471 (2003).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

Nabekawa, Y.

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Group-delay-dispersion-matched sum-frequency mixing for the indirect phase control of deep ultraviolet pulses in the sub-20fs regime,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 569–581 (2004).
[Crossref]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Broadband sum frequency mixing using noncollinear angularly dispersed geometry for indirect phase control of sub-20-femtosecond UV pulses,” Opt. Express 11, 324–338 (2003). http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-4-324.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “High-order pulse front tilt caused by high-order angular dispersion,” Opt. Express 11, 3365–3376 (2003). http://www.opticsexpress.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OPEX-11-25-3365.
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Nabekawa, Y. Shimizu, and K. Midorikawa, “Sub-20-fs terawatt-class laser system with a mirrorless regenerative amplifier and an adaptive phase controller,” Opt. Lett. 27, 1265–1267 (2002).
[Crossref]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Broadband sum-frequency mixing for indirect phase control of UV pulses with a sub-20-fs TW-class Ti:sapphire laser system,” in Ultrafast Optics IV, F. Krausz, G. Korn, P. Corkum, and I. A. Walmsley, eds., vol. IV, pp. 395–400 (Springer, New York, 2004).

Nakajima, T.

T. Nakajima and K. Miyazaki, “Spectrally compensated third harmonic generation using angular dispersers,” Opt. Commun. 163, 217–222 (1999).
[Crossref]

Netz, R.

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

Norris, T. B.

Osvay, K.

K. Varjú, A. P. Kovács, G. Kurdi, and K. Osvay, “High-precision measurement of angular dispersion in a CPA laser,” Appl. Phys. B [suppl.] 74, S259–S263 (2002).
[Crossref]

Pastirk, I.

Rabitz, H.

M. Roth, M. Mehendale, A. Bartelt, and H. Rabitz, “Acousto-optical shaping of ultraviolet femtosecond pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 80, 441–444 (2005).
[Crossref]

Rhee, J.-K.

Riedle, E.

Roth, M.

M. Roth, M. Mehendale, A. Bartelt, and H. Rabitz, “Acousto-optical shaping of ultraviolet femtosecond pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 80, 441–444 (2005).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

Salin, F.

Sauerbrey, R.

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, T. Feurer, R. Sauerbrey, T. Lucza, and G. Szabo, “Programmable femtosecond laser pulses in the ultraviolet,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 866–871 (2001).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

Schreiber, E.

Shimizu, Y.

Silberberg, Y.

N. Dudovich, B. Dayan, S. M. Gallagher, and Y. Silberberg, “Transform-limited pulses are not optimal for resonant multiphoton transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 47–50 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sosnowski, T. S.

Stobrawa, G.

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

Strizhevskii, V. L.

V. D. Volosov, S. G. Karpenko, N. E. Kornienko, and V. L. Strizhevskii, “Method for compensating the phase matching dispersion in nonlinear optics,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 4, 1090–1098 (1975).
[Crossref]

Szabo, G.

Tan, H.-S.

Tournois, C. S. P.

Varjú, K.

K. Varjú, A. P. Kovács, G. Kurdi, and K. Osvay, “High-precision measurement of angular dispersion in a CPA laser,” Appl. Phys. B [suppl.] 74, S259–S263 (2002).
[Crossref]

Verluise, F.

Volosov, V. D.

V. D. Volosov, S. G. Karpenko, N. E. Kornienko, and V. L. Strizhevskii, “Method for compensating the phase matching dispersion in nonlinear optics,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 4, 1090–1098 (1975).
[Crossref]

Walmsley, I. A.

C. Iaconis and I. A. Walmsley, “Self-referencing spectral interferometry for measuring ultrashort optical pulses,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 501–509 (1999) .
[Crossref]

Walowicz, K. A.

Wang, H.

H. Wang and A. M. Weiner, “A femtosecond waveform transfer technique using type II second harmonic generation,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40, 937–945 (2004).
[Crossref]

Warren, W. S.

Weiner, A. M.

H. Wang and A. M. Weiner, “A femtosecond waveform transfer technique using type II second harmonic generation,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40, 937–945 (2004).
[Crossref]

F. Eickemeyer, R. A. Kaindl, M. Woerner, T. Elsaesser, and A. M. Weiner, “Controlled shaping of ultrafast electric field transients in the mid-infrared spectral renge,” Opt. Lett. 25, 1472–1474 (2000).
[Crossref]

A. M. Weiner, “Femtosecond pulse shaping using spatial light modulators,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 71, 1929–1960 (2000).
[Crossref]

Wildenhain, M.

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

Witte, T.

T. Witte, K. L. Kompa, and M. Motzkus, “Femtosecond pulse shaping in the mid infrared by difference-frequency mixing,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 467–471 (2003).
[Crossref]

Woerner, M.

Appl. Phys. B (7)

M. Hacker, G. Stobrawa, R. Sauerbrey, T. Buckup, M. Motzkus, M. Wildenhain, and A. Gehner, “Micromirror SLM for femtosecond pulse shaping in the ultraviolet,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 711–714 (2003).
[Crossref]

P. Baum, S. Lochbrunner, and E. Riedle, “Generation of tunable 7-fs ultraviolet pulses: achromatic phase matching and chirp management,” Appl. Phys. B 79, 1027–1032 (2004).
[Crossref]

M. Roth, M. Mehendale, A. Bartelt, and H. Rabitz, “Acousto-optical shaping of ultraviolet femtosecond pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 80, 441–444 (2005).
[Crossref]

T. Witte, K. L. Kompa, and M. Motzkus, “Femtosecond pulse shaping in the mid infrared by difference-frequency mixing,” Appl. Phys. B 76, 467–471 (2003).
[Crossref]

M. Hacker, R. Netz, M. Roth, G. Stobrawa, T. Feurer, and R. Sauerbrey, “Frequency doubling of phase-modulated ultrashort laser pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 73, 273–277 (2001).
[Crossref]

Y. Nabekawa and K. Midorikawa, “Group-delay-dispersion-matched sum-frequency mixing for the indirect phase control of deep ultraviolet pulses in the sub-20fs regime,” Appl. Phys. B 78, 569–581 (2004).
[Crossref]

G. Szabo and Z. Bor, “Frequency conversion of ultrashort pulses,” Appl. Phys. B 58, 237–241 (1994).
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Figures (7)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Schematic diagram of experimental setup.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Hybrid compensator for angular dispersion of generated UV pulse. QR: quartz rotator

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Schematic of the interferometer for the measurement of the angular dispersion. Vertical fringes generated with this interferometer are spectrally resolved with a slit and a grating with a groove density of 2400 ℓ/mm and detected by a CCD camera.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Upper parts of both figures are the spectrally resolved figures for the measurement of the angular dispersion. (a) With the prism-only compensator. (b) With the hybrid compensator. Relative angles for the propagation directions in each spectral component resulting from these fringes are shown as filled circles in both figures. Solid curves are obtained from the ray-trace calculation described in ref. [26].

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Measured spectrogram of deep UV pulse without prism pair for compensation of chirp.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

SPIDER apparatus for measuring phase of UV pulse.

Fig. 7.
Fig. 7.

Measured interferograms (hatched areas) and spectral phases (solid curves). The measured phases (a) without phase control and (b) with the inverse of the phase distortion applied. Applied phases (dashed curves) are given by the equations (c) ϕ =cos{2π(ν - ν 0)/∆ν} and (d) ϕ =tanh{(ν - ν0)/∆ν′}, where ν 0=800THz, ∆v=10THz, ν0=805THz, and ∆ν′=1THz. Temporal profiles calculated from the spectrum and the measured/applied phases are also shown as solid/dashed curves in the insets.

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