EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 41, 2013XVIIIth International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Frequency Combs, Waveform Synthesis, Pulse Shaping and Applications|
|Published online||13 March 2013|
Carrier-envelope Phase Drift Detection of Picosecond Pulses
1 Dept. of Optics and Quantum Electronics, Univ. of Szeged, P.O. Box 406, H-6701 Szeged, Hungary
2 CE Optics Kft., Kígyó u. 4, H-6720 Szeged, Hungary
3 Laboratoire de l’Accélérateur Linéaire, CNRS/IN2P3 Université Paris Sud, BP 34 Orsay, France
4 CELIA, Université de Bordeaux I, 351 cours de la Libération, F-33405 Talence, France
A bandwidth-independent, linear and scalable method for carrier-envelope phase drift measurement demonstrated. Our experiments reveal that carrier-envelope phase drift of a picosecond pulse train can be directly obtained from the spectrally resolved interference pattern of a length-stabilized multiple-beam interferometer. The retrieved phase from the pattern correlates well with the strongly CEP-sensitive coupling signal between the frequency combs of the picosecond oscillator and an ultra-high finesse Fabry-Perot interferometer. Our results can lead to the generation of a robust CEP-stabilized seed pulse train for high resolution comb spectroscopy as well as to compact Compton X-ray and gamma-ray sources
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