Abstract

We demonstrate a single-shot ultrafast diagnostic, based on the dispersion-scan (d-scan) technique. In this implementation, rather than translating wedges to vary the dispersion as in scanning d-scan, the pulse to be measured experiences a spatially varying amount of dispersion in a prism. The resulting beam is then imaged into a second-harmonic generation crystal and an imaging spectrometer is used to measure the two-dimensional trace, which is analyzed using the d-scan retrieval algorithm. We compare the single-shot implementation with the scanning d-scan for the measurement of sub-3.5-fs pulses from a hollow core fiber pulse compressor. We show that the retrieval algorithm used to extract amplitude and phase of the pulse provides comparable results, proving the validity of the new single-shot implementation in the near single-cycle regime.

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2014 (3)

2013 (1)

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

2012 (3)

2010 (1)

2009 (4)

D. R. Austin, T. Witting, and I. A. Walmsley, “Broadband astigmatism-free Czerny-Turner imaging spectrometer using spherical mirrors,” Appl. Opt. 48(19), 3846–3853 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

I. A. Walmsley and C. Dorrer, “Characterization of ultrashort electromagnetic pulses,” Adv. Opt. Photonics 1(2), 308–437 (2009).

F. Krausz and M. Ivanov, “Attosecond physics,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(1), 163–234 (2009).
[Crossref]

E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, and W. P. Leemans, “Physics of laser-driven plasma-based electron accelerators,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(3), 1229–1285 (2009).
[Crossref]

2006 (2)

2005 (1)

2001 (2)

P. O’Shea, M. Kimmel, X. Gu, and R. Trebino, “Highly simplified device for ultrashort-pulse measurement,” Opt. Lett. 26(12), 932–934 (2001).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J.-H. Chung and A. Weiner, “Ambiguity of ultrashort pulse shapes retrieved from the intensity autocorrelation and the power spectrum,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 7(4), 656–666 (2001).
[Crossref]

1999 (1)

A. Baltuska, M. S. Pshenichnikov, and D. A. Wiersma, “Second-harmonic generation frequency-resolved optical gating in the single-cycle regime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35(4), 459–478 (1999).
[Crossref]

1998 (1)

1997 (1)

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

1996 (1)

1993 (1)

D. J. Kane and R. Trebino, “Characterization of arbitrary femtosecond pulses using frequency-resolved optical gating,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29(2), 571–579 (1993).
[Crossref]

Alonso, B.

Anderson, M. E.

Arnold, C.

Arnold, C. L.

Arrell, C. A.

T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, C. A. Arrell, J. P. Marangos, and J. W. G. Tisch, “Sub-4-fs laser pulse characterization by spatially resolved spectral shearing interferometry and attosecond streaking,” J. Phys. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45(7), 074014 (2012).
[Crossref]

Austin, D. R.

Baltuska, A.

A. Baltuska, M. S. Pshenichnikov, and D. A. Wiersma, “Second-harmonic generation frequency-resolved optical gating in the single-cycle regime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35(4), 459–478 (1999).
[Crossref]

Birge, J. R.

Böhle, F.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

Chung, J.-H.

J.-H. Chung and A. Weiner, “Ambiguity of ultrashort pulse shapes retrieved from the intensity autocorrelation and the power spectrum,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 7(4), 656–666 (2001).
[Crossref]

Crespo, H.

F. Silva, M. Miranda, B. Alonso, J. Rauschenberger, V. Pervak, and H. Crespo, “Simultaneous compression, characterization and phase stabilization of GW-level 1.4 cycle VIS-NIR femtosecond pulses using a single dispersion-scan setup,” Opt. Express 22(9), 10181–10191 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

M. Miranda, T. Fordell, C. Arnold, A. L’Huillier, and H. Crespo, “Simultaneous compression and characterization of ultrashort laser pulses using chirped mirrors and glass wedges,” Opt. Express 20(1), 688–697 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Miranda, C. L. Arnold, T. Fordell, F. Silva, B. Alonso, R. Weigand, A. L’Huillier, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of broadband few-cycle laser pulses with the d-scan technique,” Opt. Express 20(17), 18732–18743 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Crespo, H. M.

DeLong, K. W.

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

Dorrer, C.

Ell, R.

Esarey, E.

E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, and W. P. Leemans, “Physics of laser-driven plasma-based electron accelerators,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(3), 1229–1285 (2009).
[Crossref]

Fittinghoff, D. N.

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

Fordell, T.

Frank, F.

T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, C. A. Arrell, J. P. Marangos, and J. W. G. Tisch, “Sub-4-fs laser pulse characterization by spatially resolved spectral shearing interferometry and attosecond streaking,” J. Phys. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45(7), 074014 (2012).
[Crossref]

Gu, X.

Hello, P.

Hoffmann, M.

Iaconis, C.

Ivanov, M.

F. Krausz and M. Ivanov, “Attosecond physics,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(1), 163–234 (2009).
[Crossref]

Jullien, A.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

Jupé, M.

Kane, D. J.

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

D. J. Kane and R. Trebino, “Characterization of arbitrary femtosecond pulses using frequency-resolved optical gating,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29(2), 571–579 (1993).
[Crossref]

Kartner, F. X.

Kärtner, F. X.

Kimmel, M.

Kosik, E. M.

Kovacs, M.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

Krausz, F.

F. Krausz and M. Ivanov, “Attosecond physics,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(1), 163–234 (2009).
[Crossref]

Kretschmar, M.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

Krumbugel, M. A.

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

L’Huillier, A.

Leemans, W. P.

E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, and W. P. Leemans, “Physics of laser-driven plasma-based electron accelerators,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(3), 1229–1285 (2009).
[Crossref]

Lopez-Martens, R.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

Man, C. N.

Marangos, J. P.

T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, C. A. Arrell, J. P. Marangos, and J. W. G. Tisch, “Sub-4-fs laser pulse characterization by spatially resolved spectral shearing interferometry and attosecond streaking,” J. Phys. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45(7), 074014 (2012).
[Crossref]

Miranda, M.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

F. Silva, M. Miranda, B. Alonso, J. Rauschenberger, V. Pervak, and H. Crespo, “Simultaneous compression, characterization and phase stabilization of GW-level 1.4 cycle VIS-NIR femtosecond pulses using a single dispersion-scan setup,” Opt. Express 22(9), 10181–10191 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

M. Miranda, T. Fordell, C. Arnold, A. L’Huillier, and H. Crespo, “Simultaneous compression and characterization of ultrashort laser pulses using chirped mirrors and glass wedges,” Opt. Express 20(1), 688–697 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Miranda, C. L. Arnold, T. Fordell, F. Silva, B. Alonso, R. Weigand, A. L’Huillier, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of broadband few-cycle laser pulses with the d-scan technique,” Opt. Express 20(17), 18732–18743 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Morgner, U.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

M. Hoffmann, T. Nagy, T. Willemsen, M. Jupé, D. Ristau, and U. Morgner, “Pulse characterization by THG d-scan in absorbing nonlinear media,” Opt. Express 22(5), 5234–5240 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Nagy, T.

M. Hoffmann, T. Nagy, T. Willemsen, M. Jupé, D. Ristau, and U. Morgner, “Pulse characterization by THG d-scan in absorbing nonlinear media,” Opt. Express 22(5), 5234–5240 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

O’Shea, P.

Okell, W. A.

T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, C. A. Arrell, J. P. Marangos, and J. W. G. Tisch, “Sub-4-fs laser pulse characterization by spatially resolved spectral shearing interferometry and attosecond streaking,” J. Phys. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45(7), 074014 (2012).
[Crossref]

Pervak, V.

F. Silva, M. Miranda, B. Alonso, J. Rauschenberger, V. Pervak, and H. Crespo, “Simultaneous compression, characterization and phase stabilization of GW-level 1.4 cycle VIS-NIR femtosecond pulses using a single dispersion-scan setup,” Opt. Express 22(9), 10181–10191 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

Pshenichnikov, M. S.

A. Baltuska, M. S. Pshenichnikov, and D. A. Wiersma, “Second-harmonic generation frequency-resolved optical gating in the single-cycle regime,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35(4), 459–478 (1999).
[Crossref]

Radunsky, A. S.

Rauschenberger, J.

F. Silva, M. Miranda, B. Alonso, J. Rauschenberger, V. Pervak, and H. Crespo, “Simultaneous compression, characterization and phase stabilization of GW-level 1.4 cycle VIS-NIR femtosecond pulses using a single dispersion-scan setup,” Opt. Express 22(9), 10181–10191 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

Richman, B. A.

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

Ristau, D.

Romero, R.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

San Román, J.

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

Schroeder, C. B.

E. Esarey, C. B. Schroeder, and W. P. Leemans, “Physics of laser-driven plasma-based electron accelerators,” Rev. Mod. Phys. 81(3), 1229–1285 (2009).
[Crossref]

Silva, F.

Simon, P.

F. Böhle, M. Kretschmar, A. Jullien, M. Kovacs, M. Miranda, R. Romero, H. Crespo, U. Morgner, P. Simon, R. Lopez-Martens, and T. Nagy, “Compression of CEP-stable multi-mJ laser pulses down to 4 fs in long hollow fibers,” Laser Phys. Lett. 11(9), 095401 (2014).
[Crossref]

Sola, Í. J.

B. Alonso, M. Miranda, F. Silva, V. Pervak, J. Rauschenberger, J. San Román, Í. J. Sola, and H. Crespo, “Characterization of sub-two-cycle pulses from a hollow-core fiber compressor in the spatiotemporal and spatiospectral domains,” Appl. Phys. B 112(1), 105–114 (2013).
[Crossref]

Sweetser, J. N.

R. Trebino, K. W. DeLong, D. N. Fittinghoff, J. N. Sweetser, M. A. Krumbugel, B. A. Richman, and D. J. Kane, “Measuring ultrashort laser pulses in the time-frequency domain using frequency-resolved optical gating,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 68(9), 3277–3295 (1997).
[Crossref]

Tisch, J. W. G.

T. Witting, F. Frank, W. A. Okell, C. A. Arrell, J. P. Marangos, and J. W. G. Tisch, “Sub-4-fs laser pulse characterization by spatially resolved spectral shearing interferometry and attosecond streaking,” J. Phys. At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 45(7), 074014 (2012).
[Crossref]

Trebino, R.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the single-shot d-scan concept and implementation.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Optical setup, comprising the scanning d-scan setup (top) and the new single-shot d-scan implementation (bottom) – see text for more details.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental d-scan traces measured with the scanning (a) and single-shot (c) setups. The retrievals are shown in (b) and (d), respectively. The simulated trace for a transform-limited (TL) pulse is given in (e); (f) is the difference between TL (e) and single-shot (d) cases.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Pulses retrieved from the two d-scan setups: (a) measured spectrum; (b) comparison of the retrieved spectral phase for the scanning (blue curves, 16 independent retrievals) and the single-shot (black curve) setups. The grey area is the error on the single-shot retrieval (based on 16 independent retrievals). The corresponding pulses are shown in (c) (same color code).

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