Generating energetic few-cycle pulses at 800 nm using soliton compression with type 0 cascaded quadratic interaction in lithium niobate

Morten Bache, Binbin Zhou, A. Chong, F.W. Wise

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We show that ultra-short few-cycle pulses can be generated through soliton compression of energetic femtosecond pulses from a Ti:Sapphire regenerative amplifier. The compression relies on cascaded type 0 second-harmonic generation in mm-length lithium niobate crystals.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication date2010
Article number5499960
ISBN (Print)9781557528902
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro‐Optics (CLEO)/International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC) - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 16 May 201021 May 2010


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro‐Optics (CLEO)/International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
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