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Appl. Sci. 2013, 3(1), 299-313; doi:10.3390/app3010299

Recent Developments in Experimental Techniques for Measuring Two Pulses Simultaneously

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Received: 10 December 2012 / Revised: 7 February 2013 / Accepted: 1 March 2013 / Published: 18 March 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ultraintense Ultrashort Pulse Lasers)
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As many high-intensity ultrafast-optical measurements involve more than one pulse—typically one to excite a medium under study and another to probe it—a technique for measuring two pulses simultaneously is highly desirable. In two decades, two-pulse measurement techniques have advanced from ambiguity-laden to a recently developed technique that can measure a pulse pair with arbitrary central wavelengths, complexities and bandwidths. Here, we review recent efforts to simultaneously measure two ultrashort laser pulses using a single device.
Keywords: ultrashort pulses; ultrafast measurement; FROG ultrashort pulses; ultrafast measurement; FROG
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Wong, T.C.; Trebino, R. Recent Developments in Experimental Techniques for Measuring Two Pulses Simultaneously. Appl. Sci. 2013, 3, 299-313.

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