Abstract

A single-shot all-reflective transient grating (TG) FROG arrangement is presented for the full characterization of DUV pulses of ps to a few fs duration. The performance of the device is demonstrated by experimental data measured on KrF lasers of different pulse durations.

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1999 (2)

1994 (1)

S. Szatmari, “High-Brightness Ultraviolet Excimer Lasers,” Appl. Phys. B 58, 211–223 (1994).
[Crossref]

Akturk, S.

Backus, S.

Baum, P.

Durfee, C. G.

Fieß, M.

Fuji, T.

Gabolde, P.

Gibson, G. N.

Goulielmakis, E.

Graf, U.

Guo, C. L.

Horio, T.

Kapteyn, H. C.

Kienberger, R.

Krausz, F.

Lee, D.

Li, M.

Lochbrunner, S.

Murnane, M. M.

Nibarger, J. P.

Riedle, E.

Schultze, M.

Suzuki, T.

Szatmari, S.

S. Szatmari, “High-Brightness Ultraviolet Excimer Lasers,” Appl. Phys. B 58, 211–223 (1994).
[Crossref]

Trebino, R.

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S. Szatmari, “High-Brightness Ultraviolet Excimer Lasers,” Appl. Phys. B 58, 211–223 (1994).
[Crossref]

Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Lett. (3)

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T. Nagy and P. Simon are preparing a manuscript to be called “Generation of 200-μJ, 25-fs DUV pulses using a hollow-fiber compressor”.

R. Trebino, Frequency-Resolved Optical Gating: The Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002).

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1 Off-axis focusing geometry of a cylindrical mirror.
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 The single-shot all-reflective TG FROG arrangement. (For the labels see text.)
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 Single-shot FROG measurement of a transform-limited 110-fs DUV pulse. The measured (a) and retrieved (b) FROG traces, and the retrieved spectral (c) and temporal (d) profiles of the pulse are displayed.
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 Single-shot FROG measurement of a positively chirped 1.3-ps DUV pulse.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5 Single-shot FROG measurement of a double-pulse structure.
Fig. 6
Fig. 6 Single-shot FROG measurement of a 24-fs DUV pulse. The red curve in (c) displays the spectrum recorded by an external spectrograph.

Tables (1)

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Table 1 Key parameters of the two FROG devices

Equations (5)

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AF¯=f'cos(2ϕ+δ),
CB¯=dtanδ ,
BF¯=f'cos(2ϕδ)
f'=dcosδ[tan(2ϕ+δ)+tan(2ϕδ)].
sinϕ=d2rcosδ

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