Abstract

We demonstrate the capabilities of a new optical microelectromechanical systems device that we specifically developed for broadband femtosecond pulse shaping. It consists of a one-dimensional array of 100 independently addressable, high-aspect-ratio micromirrors with up to 3μm stroke. We apply linear and quadratic phase modulations demonstrating the temporal compression of 800 and 400nm pulses. Because of the device’s surface flatness, stroke, and stroke resolution, phase shaping over an unprecedented bandwidth is attainable.

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