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Ultrafast-pulse diagnostic using third-order frequency-resolved optical gating in organic films

Ramos-Ortiz, G. and Cha, M. and Thayumanavan, S. and Mendez, J. and Marder, S. R. and Kippelen, B. (2004) Ultrafast-pulse diagnostic using third-order frequency-resolved optical gating in organic films. Applied Physics Letters, 85 (16). pp. 3348-3350. ISSN 0003-6951. doi:10.1063/1.1807952.

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We report on the diagnostic of ultrafast pulses by frequency-resolved optical gating (FROG) based on strong third-harmonic generation (THG) in amorphous organic thin films. The high THG conversion efficiency of these films allows for the characterization of sub-nanojoule short pulses emitting at telecommunication wavelengths using a low cost portable fiber spectrometer.

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Additional Information:©2004 American Institute of Physics (Received 3 February 2004; accepted 20 August 2004) This material is based upon work supported in part by the STC Program of the National Science Foundation under Agreement No. DMR-0120967, by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and by an NSF CAREER program (B.K.). G.R.-O. acknowledges support from the Mexican governmental agency CONACYT. M.C. is thankful for financial support from the Korea Research Foundation (KRF-2002-005-C20002).
Subject Keywords:polymer films; thin films; optical pulse generation; optical harmonic generation; optical pulse shaping; optical polymers
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