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ULTRAFAST OPTICS

The complete optical oscilloscope

Nature Photonicsvolume 12pages190191 (2018) | Download Citation

Observing ultrafast transient dynamics in optics is a challenging task. Two teams in Europe have now independently developed ‘optical oscilloscopes’ that can capture both amplitude and phase information of ultrafast optical signals. Their schemes yield new insights into the nonlinear physics that takes place inside optical fibres.

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    • Cheng Lei
    •  & Keisuke Goda

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https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-018-0141-4