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Design and analysis of ultrafast systems using commercial optical design programs
Author(s): Donald C. O'Shea
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Paper Abstract

Three commercial optical design programs are used to model familiar geometries in ultrafast optics. A set of macros has been created to calculate the pulse delay, group velocity dispersion (GVD), and third order dispersion (TOD) caused by components of an optical system. The programs have also been used to model a number of ultrafast pulse measurement systems using non-sequential ray tracing. This approach can provide evaluation, optimization, and insight into various pulse shaping schemes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 September 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4768, Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization V, (4 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482178
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Donald C. O'Shea, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4768:
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization V
Jose M. Sasian; R. John Koshel, Editor(s)

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