8. Manipulation of Ultrashort Pulses

  1. Andrew M. Weiner

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch8

Ultrafast Optics

Ultrafast Optics

How to Cite

Weiner, A. M. (2009) Manipulation of Ultrashort Pulses, in Ultrafast Optics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch8

Author Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Glenn Boreman

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Central Florida, CREOL & FPCE, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471415398

Online ISBN: 9780470473467



  • manipulation of ultrashort pulses;
  • mode-locked lasers - powerful technology for generation of ultrafast optical impulses;
  • pulse-processing techniques - exploiting large amounts of dispersion and chirp


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fourier Transform Pulse Shaping

  • Other Pulse-Shaping Techniques

  • Chirp Processing and Time Lenses

  • Ultrashort-Pulse Amplification

  • Appendix

  • Problems