A Quasiperiodic Approach to Ultrashort Pulses

David R. Walker, Deniz D. Yavuz, Miroslav Y. Shverdin, Guang-Yu Yin and Stephen E. Harris

To optically control atomic and molecular processes, it must be possible to shape the optical waveform with a high level of precision. This involves maximizing the number of phase-adjustable frequencies. The authors demonstrate a technique to multiplicatively increase the number of generated frequencies through the use of modulators in series.

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A Quasiperiodic Approach to Ultrashort Pulses

David R. Walker, Deniz D. Yavuz, Miroslav Y. Shverdin, Guang-Yu Yin and Stephen E. Harris

To optically control atomic and molecular processes, it must be possible to shape the optical waveform with a high level of precision. This involves maximizing the number of phase-adjustable frequencies. The authors demonstrate a technique to multiplicatively increase the number of generated frequencies through the use of modulators in series.

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Publish Date: 01 June 2003


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