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Title: Multimode-fiber-based single-shot full-field measurement of optical pulses

Multimode fibers are explored widely for optical communication, spectroscopy, imaging, and sensing applications. Here we demonstrate a single-shot full-field temporal measurement technique based on a multimode fiber. The complex spatiotemporal speckle field is created by a reference pulse propagating through the fiber, and it interferes with a signal pulse. From the time-integrated interference pattern, both the amplitude and the phase of the signal are retrieved. The simplicity and high sensitivity of our scheme illustrate the potential of multimode fibers as versatile and multi-functional sensors.

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Optics Letters
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Article No. 2462
0146-9592; OPLEDP
Optical Society of America
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National Science Foundation
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