Abstract

The emission lines generated by four-wave Raman mixing were coherently phased and provided an 30fs pulse without any loss of energy simply by passage of the pulse beam through molecular hydrogen.

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[CrossRef]

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Opt. Lett. 26, 298 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Y. Hirakawa, K. Tohnai, and T. Imasaka, Anal. Sci. Suppl. 17, i1165 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5508 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. Hirakawa, T. Tomooka, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 70, 355 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1999

H. Kawano, T. Mori, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Phys. Rev. A 59, 4703 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1998

1997

H. Kawano, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 65, 1 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1996

1995

Y. Irie and T. Imasaka, Opt. Lett. 20, 2072 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. Moriwaki, A. Nakamura, S. Wada, and H. Tashiro, Appl. Phys. B 61, 319 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1994

1993

S. Yoshikawa and T. Imasaka, Opt. Commun 96, 94 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. Kawasaki, S. Yoshikawa, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 56, 259 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1991

1990

L. L. Losev, A. P. Lutsenko, and S. N. Sazonov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 20, 878 (1990).
[CrossRef]

1989

T. Imasaka, S. Kawasaki, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 49, 389 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1983

P. G. May and W. Sibbett, Appl. Phys. Lett. 43, 624 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Bespalov, V.

Bespalov, V. G.

Erni, D.

Harris, S. E.

D. D. Yavuz, D. R. Walker, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Opt. Lett. 27, 769 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Hirakawa, Y.

N. Takeyasu, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 1195 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Y. Hirakawa, K. Tohnai, and T. Imasaka, Anal. Sci. Suppl. 17, i1165 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Y. Hirakawa, T. Tomooka, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 70, 355 (2000).
[CrossRef]

H. Kawano, T. Mori, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Phys. Rev. A 59, 4703 (1999).
[CrossRef]

H. Kawano, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 65, 1 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Imasaka, T.

Y. Hirakawa, K. Tohnai, and T. Imasaka, Anal. Sci. Suppl. 17, i1165 (2001).
[CrossRef]

N. Takeyasu, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 1195 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Y. Hirakawa, T. Tomooka, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 70, 355 (2000).
[CrossRef]

H. Kawano, T. Mori, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Phys. Rev. A 59, 4703 (1999).
[CrossRef]

H. Kawano, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 65, 1 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Y. Irie and T. Imasaka, Opt. Lett. 20, 2072 (1995).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Yoshikawa and T. Imasaka, Opt. Commun 96, 94 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. Kawasaki, S. Yoshikawa, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 56, 259 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. Kawasaki, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 1461 (1991).
[CrossRef]

T. Imasaka, S. Kawasaki, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 49, 389 (1989).
[CrossRef]

N. Ishibashi, T. Imasaka, and S. Kawasaki, “Laser device,” Japanese patent2,140,882 (April30, 1988).

T. Imasaka, “A device multi-color ultrashort laser,” Japanese patent3,218,706 (July3, 1992).

Irie, Y.

Ishibashi, N.

S. Kawasaki, S. Yoshikawa, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 56, 259 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. Kawasaki, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 1461 (1991).
[CrossRef]

T. Imasaka, S. Kawasaki, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 49, 389 (1989).
[CrossRef]

N. Ishibashi, T. Imasaka, and S. Kawasaki, “Laser device,” Japanese patent2,140,882 (April30, 1988).

Kaplan, A. E.

A. E. Kaplan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1243 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Kawano, H.

H. Kawano, T. Mori, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Phys. Rev. A 59, 4703 (1999).
[CrossRef]

H. Kawano, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 65, 1 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Kawasaki, S.

S. Kawasaki, S. Yoshikawa, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 56, 259 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. Kawasaki, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 1461 (1991).
[CrossRef]

T. Imasaka, S. Kawasaki, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 49, 389 (1989).
[CrossRef]

N. Ishibashi, T. Imasaka, and S. Kawasaki, “Laser device,” Japanese patent2,140,882 (April30, 1988).

Korn, G.

N. Zhavoronkov and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 203901 (2002).
[CrossRef]

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Opt. Lett. 26, 298 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5508 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Krylov, V.

Losev, L. L.

L. L. Losev, A. P. Lutsenko, and S. N. Sazonov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 20, 878 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Lü, C.

Lutsenko, A. P.

L. L. Losev, A. P. Lutsenko, and S. N. Sazonov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 20, 878 (1990).
[CrossRef]

May, P. G.

P. G. May and W. Sibbett, Appl. Phys. Lett. 43, 624 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Mazur, E.

Mori, T.

H. Kawano, T. Mori, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Phys. Rev. A 59, 4703 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Moriwaki, H.

H. Moriwaki, A. Nakamura, S. Wada, and H. Tashiro, Appl. Phys. B 61, 319 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Nakamura, A.

H. Moriwaki, A. Nakamura, S. Wada, and H. Tashiro, Appl. Phys. B 61, 319 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Nazarkin, A.

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Opt. Lett. 26, 298 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5508 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ollikainen, O.

Rebane, A.

Reintjes, J.

Sazonov, S. N.

L. L. Losev, A. P. Lutsenko, and S. N. Sazonov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 20, 878 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Sibbett, W.

P. G. May and W. Sibbett, Appl. Phys. Lett. 43, 624 (1983).
[CrossRef]

Siegal, Y.

Sokolov, A. V.

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Staselko, D.

Staselko, D. I.

Takeyasu, N.

N. Takeyasu, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 1195 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Tashiro, H.

H. Moriwaki, A. Nakamura, S. Wada, and H. Tashiro, Appl. Phys. B 61, 319 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Tohnai, K.

Y. Hirakawa, K. Tohnai, and T. Imasaka, Anal. Sci. Suppl. 17, i1165 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Tomooka, T.

Y. Hirakawa, T. Tomooka, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 70, 355 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Wada, S.

H. Moriwaki, A. Nakamura, S. Wada, and H. Tashiro, Appl. Phys. B 61, 319 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Walker, D. R.

D. D. Yavuz, D. R. Walker, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Opt. Lett. 27, 769 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Wang, J.-K.

Wild, U.

Wild, U. P.

Wittmann, M.

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Opt. Lett. 26, 298 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5508 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yavuz, D. D.

D. D. Yavuz, D. R. Walker, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Opt. Lett. 27, 769 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Yin, G. Y.

D. D. Yavuz, D. R. Walker, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Opt. Lett. 27, 769 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Yoshikawa, S.

S. Kawasaki, S. Yoshikawa, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 56, 259 (1993).
[CrossRef]

S. Yoshikawa and T. Imasaka, Opt. Commun 96, 94 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Zhavoronkov, N.

N. Zhavoronkov and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 203901 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Anal. Sci. Suppl.

Y. Hirakawa, K. Tohnai, and T. Imasaka, Anal. Sci. Suppl. 17, i1165 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. B

S. Kawasaki, S. Yoshikawa, T. Imasaka, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 56, 259 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Y. Hirakawa, T. Tomooka, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 70, 355 (2000).
[CrossRef]

T. Imasaka, S. Kawasaki, and N. Ishibashi, Appl. Phys. B 49, 389 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. Kawano, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. B 65, 1 (1997).
[CrossRef]

H. Moriwaki, A. Nakamura, S. Wada, and H. Tashiro, Appl. Phys. B 61, 319 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett.

N. Takeyasu, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 1195 (2001).
[CrossRef]

P. G. May and W. Sibbett, Appl. Phys. Lett. 43, 624 (1983).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B

Opt. Commun

S. Yoshikawa and T. Imasaka, Opt. Commun 96, 94 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. A

H. Kawano, T. Mori, Y. Hirakawa, and T. Imasaka, Phys. Rev. A 59, 4703 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett.

A. E. Kaplan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1243 (1994).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Wittmann, A. Nazarkin, and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 5508 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

N. Zhavoronkov and G. Korn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 203901 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. V. Sokolov, D. R. Walker, D. D. Yavuz, G. Y. Yin, and S. E. Harris, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 033402 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Sov. J. Quantum Electron.

L. L. Losev, A. P. Lutsenko, and S. N. Sazonov, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 20, 878 (1990).
[CrossRef]

Other

T. Imasaka, “A device multi-color ultrashort laser,” Japanese patent3,218,706 (July3, 1992).

N. Ishibashi, T. Imasaka, and S. Kawasaki, “Laser device,” Japanese patent2,140,882 (April30, 1988).

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a), (c) Spectra and (b), (d) autocorrelation traces of the beam transmitted from the Raman cell. (a), (b) No hydrogen; (c), (d) 10-atm hydrogen. Solid and dashed lines in (c) show the Raman shifts of ortho-hydrogen 587 cm-1 and para-hydrogen 354 cm-1, respectively, from the centerline of the fundamental peak. (b), (d) Only the envelope of the autocorrelation trace is shown.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Spectra and (b), (c) autocorrelation traces of the beam transmitted from the Raman cell filled with 10-atm hydrogen. (b) Dashed line, autocorrlation trace of the fundamental beam. The raw data of the autocorrelation trace measured on an expanded scale, i.e., a 150-fs range, are shown in (c). The dotted curve in (a) shows the spectrum calculated for a transform-limited 31-fs pulse with a Gaussian profile. (d) Temporal profile calculated by Fourier transformation of the spectrum shown in (a).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a), (c) Spectra and (b), (d) autocorrelation traces of the beam transmitted from the Raman cell filled with 10-atm argon. (a), (b) Circular polarization; (c), (d) linear polarization.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Temporal profiles of the pulse obtained by computer simulation: (a) original pulse; (b)–(d) results calculated with the contributions of (b) ortho-hydrogen, (c) para-hydrogen, and (d) ortho-hydrogen and para-hydrogen taken into account.

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