Femtosecond Photonics: Fundamental Phenomena and Device Behavior
Final rept. 1 Aug 1988-31 Jul 1991
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LAB OF ELECTRONICS
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This report describes a number of different research projects carried out under this contract. Emphasis is placed on progress made during the third and final year but a listing of publication and reports covering all three years of the contract is attached. Titles of the individual projects herein include Picosecond Optical Switching, Additive Pulse Modelocking Ultrashort Pulse Generation in Titanium Sapphire Additive Pulse Modelocking in Diode Pumped NdYAG and YLF, Multistage High Repetition Rate Femtosecond Amplifiers, Control and Spontaneous Emission with Semiconductor Microcavities, Carrier Dynamics in metals and Semiconductors, Femtosecond Studies of Superconductors, Time Domain Interferometry, Nonlinear Dynamics in Active Semiconductor Devices, Four Wave Mixing and Information Storage in Photorefractive Crystals and Impulsive Excitation of Coherent Phonons.
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