Pulse Compression ExplainedAdministrator
Mastering dispersion of a short pulsed laser beam is important to maintain the quality of laser beams and improve its performance for various microscopy applications. For this reason, pulse compression (and stretching) and dispersion compensation are two very important topics that need to be mastered by laser users and microscopy operators. In our article we will explain the cause of dispersion and show how to compensate this effect by the means of a pulse compressor and dispersion management. You will find several nice illustrations that will help to understand the topic easily.