Signal processing, imaging and cryptography with ultrashort laser pulses

Y. Fainman*, R. Saperstein, R. Rokitski, D. Panasenko, N. Alic, D. Marom, Y. Mazurenko, P. C. Sun

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Abstract

Different applications of ultrashort laser pulses in signal processing, imaging and cryptography are discussed. The detection of complex amplitude of a single ultrashort optical pulse is important for various diagnostics applications. The spatial image has one-to-one correspondence with the signal pulse, implementing the desired time-to-space demultiplexing at femtosecond rates, with short pulses. The inverse time-to-space transformation for detection of femtosecond pulse sequences is achieved using nonlinear three-wave mixing.

Original languageAmerican English
Article numberThW1
Pages (from-to)929-930
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Volume2
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
Event2004 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings, LEOS 2004 - Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Duration: 7 Nov 200411 Nov 2004

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