Abstract

Autocorrelation measurement was demonstrated for the first time to our knowledge in the XUV region to measure the width of a high-order harmonic pulse. Two-photon ionization of rare gases was used as a nonlinear process for the autocorrelation measurement. The 27-fs pulse width that was obtained is, to our knowledge, the shortest in the XUV region.

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J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

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Opt. Lett. (6)

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (4)

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup for the autocorrelation measurement.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

TOF spectrum of He+ obtained by use of the fifth, seventh, and ninth harmonics and by the fifth and seventh harmonics. No signals were obtained from the residual fundamental beam.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Dependence of ion number on ninth-harmonic intensity in He. This intensity dependence is well fitted by a quadratic power law.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Autocorrelation trace of the ninth harmonic by two-photon ionization of He. The experimental points are fitted to a sech2 pulse shape, giving a 27-fs pulse width.

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