Selective Excitation of Two-pulse Femtosecond Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering in a Mixture


In this paper, we experimentally study the selective excitation of two-pulse femtosecond coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) in a mixture of dibromomethane (CH2Br2) and chloroform (CHCl3) by adaptive pulse shaping based on genetic algorithm. Second harmonic generation frequency-resolved optical gating (SHG-FROG) traces indicate that the spectral amplitude and phase of the optimal pulse are both modulated. Finally, we discuss the physical mechanism for the selective excitation of femtosecond CARS based on the retrieved information from SHG-FROG traces.

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H. Zhang, X. Feng, Z. Yu, X. Li, S. Zhang and Z. Sun, "Selective Excitation of Two-pulse Femtosecond Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering in a Mixture," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 3 No. 2B, 2013, pp. 38-42. doi: 10.4236/opj.2013.32B009.

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