Zentgraf, T. and Huber, Rupert and Nielsen, N. C. and Chemla, D. S. and Kaindl, R. (2007) Ultrabroadband 50-130 THz pulses generated via phase-matched difference frequency mixing in LiIO₃. Optics Express 15 (9), pp. 5775-5781.
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We report the generation of ultrabroadband pulses spanning the 50-130 THz frequency range via phase-matched difference frequency mixing within the broad spectrum of sub-10 fs pulses in LiIO3. Model calculations reproduce the octave-spanning spectra and predict few-cycle THz pulse durations less than 20 fs. The broad applicability of this scheme is demonstrated with 9-fs pulses from a Ti:sapphire oscillator and with 7-fs amplified pulses from a hollow fiber compressor as pump sources.
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|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Huber > Group Rupert Huber|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Unknown|
|Deposited on:||31 Jan 2011 12:47|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 16:50|