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Carrier-Envelope Phase of Ultrashort Pulses

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Author(s)

Steven T. Cundiff, F Krausz

Abstract

The phase of the electromagnetic field has typically not been a quantity of physical meaning in optics because all I measurements are of intensity.Relative phases, for example between two arms of an interferometer, can readily be measured and controlled, but not the phase of a single field. Recently, there has been significant progress in measuring and controlling the phase of the electromagnetic field of ultrashort pulses by using the envelope of the pulse as a phase reference.
Citation
Carrier-Envelope Phase of Ultrashort Pulses
Publisher Info
Book Chapter Book chapter in Strong Field Laser Physics,

Keywords

carrier-envelope phase, modelocked lasers, ultrafast

Citation

Cundiff, S. and Krausz, F. (2008), Carrier-Envelope Phase of Ultrashort Pulses, Book Chapter Book chapter in Strong Field Laser Physics, (Accessed May 19, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008