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Title: Design of an optically-locked interferometer for attosecond pump-probe setups

Abstract

Wepresentthedesignandperformanceofanactivestabilizationsystemforattosecond pump-probe setups based on a Mach-Zehnder interferometer configuration. The system employs a CW laser propagating coaxially with the pump and probe beams in the interferometer. The stabilization is achieved with a standalone feedback controller that adjusts the length of one of its arms to maintain a constant relative phase between the CW beams. With this system, the time delay between the pump and probe beams is stabilized within 10 as rms over several hours. The system is easy to operate and only requires a few minutes to set up before any pump/probe measurements.

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Research Org.:
Auburn Univ., AL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES); US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
OSTI Identifier:
1570082
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1593815; OSTI ID: 1659653
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0017984; FA9550-18-1- 0333
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Optics Express
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Optics Express Journal Volume: 27 Journal Issue: 21; Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher:
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Vaughan, John, Bahder, Joseph, Unzicker, Brady, Arthur, Davis, Tatum, Morgan, Hart, Trevor, Harrison, Geoffrey, Burrows, Spenser, Stringer, Patrick, and Laurent, Guillaume M. Design of an optically-locked interferometer for attosecond pump-probe setups. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1364/OE.27.030989.
Vaughan, John, Bahder, Joseph, Unzicker, Brady, Arthur, Davis, Tatum, Morgan, Hart, Trevor, Harrison, Geoffrey, Burrows, Spenser, Stringer, Patrick, & Laurent, Guillaume M. Design of an optically-locked interferometer for attosecond pump-probe setups. United States. doi:10.1364/OE.27.030989.
Vaughan, John, Bahder, Joseph, Unzicker, Brady, Arthur, Davis, Tatum, Morgan, Hart, Trevor, Harrison, Geoffrey, Burrows, Spenser, Stringer, Patrick, and Laurent, Guillaume M. Fri . "Design of an optically-locked interferometer for attosecond pump-probe setups". United States. doi:10.1364/OE.27.030989.
@article{osti_1570082,
title = {Design of an optically-locked interferometer for attosecond pump-probe setups},
author = {Vaughan, John and Bahder, Joseph and Unzicker, Brady and Arthur, Davis and Tatum, Morgan and Hart, Trevor and Harrison, Geoffrey and Burrows, Spenser and Stringer, Patrick and Laurent, Guillaume M.},
abstractNote = {Wepresentthedesignandperformanceofanactivestabilizationsystemforattosecond pump-probe setups based on a Mach-Zehnder interferometer configuration. The system employs a CW laser propagating coaxially with the pump and probe beams in the interferometer. The stabilization is achieved with a standalone feedback controller that adjusts the length of one of its arms to maintain a constant relative phase between the CW beams. With this system, the time delay between the pump and probe beams is stabilized within 10 as rms over several hours. The system is easy to operate and only requires a few minutes to set up before any pump/probe measurements.},
doi = {10.1364/OE.27.030989},
journal = {Optics Express},
number = 21,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {10}
}

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