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SRS generation and amplification of femtosecond pulses in compressed gases
Author(s): Victor G. Bespalov; Yuri N. Efimov; Dmitry I. Staselko; Vitaly N. Krylov; Olavi Ollikainen; Urs Paul Wild; Aleksander Rebane
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Paper Abstract

We present the review of femtosecond SRS generation and amplification in compressed gases. the aim of our work is to study SRS spectral and temporal structures in compressed gases with femtosecond light pulses and to optimize conditions of excitation in order to obtain pulses with the desired spectral, temporal, and energy properties. In what follows, we present the result of our studies of SRS amplification in compressed hydrogen pumped by femtosecond pluses of the second harmonic of radiation of a titanium- doped sapphire laser. Our aim was to estimate the feasibility of increasing efficiency of SRS conversion and the potentialities of using transient SRS for spectral-time selection and amplification of weak signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4069, Raman Scattering, (18 February 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.378118
Show Author Affiliations
Victor G. Bespalov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Yuri N. Efimov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Dmitry I. Staselko, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Vitaly N. Krylov, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Switzerland)
Olavi Ollikainen, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Estonia)
Urs Paul Wild, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (Switzerland)
Aleksander Rebane, Montana State Univ./Bozeman (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4069:
Raman Scattering
Vladimir S. Gorelik; Anna D. Kudryavtseva, Editor(s)

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