9. Ultrafast Time-Resolved Spectroscopy

  1. Andrew M. Weiner

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch9

Ultrafast Optics

Ultrafast Optics

How to Cite

Weiner, A. M. (2009) Ultrafast Time-Resolved Spectroscopy, in Ultrafast Optics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch9

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



  • ultrafast time-resolved spectroscopy;
  • ultrashort laser pulses - unique tool for excitation and stop-action measurements;
  • ultrafast systems, providing synchronized short pulses at different optical frequencies


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Ultrafast Spectroscopy

  • Degenerate Pump–Probe Transmission Measurements

  • Nondegenerate and Spectrally Resolved Pump–Probe: Case Studies

  • Basic Quantum Mechanics for Coherent Short-Pulse Spectroscopies

  • Wave Packets

  • Dephasing Phenomena

  • Impulsive Stimulated Raman Scattering

  • Problems