Selected publications - C. G. Durfee

 

Patents:

1. “Optical frequency conversion in gases using guided waves,” C. G. Durfee III, H. Kapteyn, M. Murnane, A. Rundquist. Issues 11/2000. U.S. Patent No. 6,151,155.

2. “Method for producing high intensity Optical and X-ray waveguide and applications,” H. M. Milchberg and C. G. Durfee III. Issued 2/1995. U. S. Patent No. 5,394,411.

Refereed Journal Articles:

citations as of 10/2004: 12/25 papers cited more than 40 times

1. “Development of a novel femtosecond micromachining workstation using spectral interferometry,” S. Bera, A. J. Sabbah, C. G. Durfee, J. A. Squier,” accepted for publication, Optics Letters (2004).

2. High-energy, high-contrast, double-confocal multipass amplifier, J. Wojtkiewicz and C. G. Durfee, Optics Express, 12, 1383-1388 (2004).

3. “Phase matching in cascaded third-order processes,” C. G. Durfee, L. Misoguti, S. Backus, H. C. Kapteyn, and M. M. Murnane, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 19, 822-31 (2002). Cited 3 times.

4. “Generation of broadband VUV light using cascaded processes,“ L. Misoguti, S. Backus, C. G. Durfee, R. Bartels, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, Physical Review Letters 87, 013601 (2001). Cited 12 times.

5. “The internal conversions of trans- and cis-1,3,5-hexatriene in cyclohexane solution studied with sub-50 fs UV pulses,” N.A. Anderson, C.G. Durfee III, M.M. Mumane, H.C. Kapteyn, R.J. Sension, Chem. Phys. Lett. 323, 365 (2000). Cited 9 times.

6. “Phase-matching of high-harmonics in capillary waveguides,” C.G. Durfee III, A. Rundquist, S. Backus, C. Herne, Z. Chang, H.C. Kapteyn and M.M. Murnane, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 p. 2187 (1999). Cited 85 times.

7. “Intense 8-fs pulse generation in the deep-ultraviolet,” C.G. Durfee III, S. Backus, C. Herne, H.C. Kapteyn and M.M. Murnane, Opt. Lett. 24, 697 (1999). Cited 53 times.

8. “Crosslinking of proteins to DNA in human nuclei using a 60 femtosecond laser,” S. Lejnine, C. G. Durfee, V. L. Makarov, and J. L. Langmore, Nucleic Acids Research, 27 p. 3676 (1999). Cited 3 times.

9. “Guided-wave phase matching of ultra-short pulse light,”C.G. Durfee III, A. Rundquist, S. Backus, C. Herne, Z. Chang, M.M. Murnane and H.C. Kapteyn, J. of Nonlinear Opt. Phys. and Mat. 8, 211 (1999) (invited paper). Cited 5 times.

10.  “High power ultrafast lasers,” S. Backus, C.G. Durfee III, H.C. Kapteyn and M.M. Murnane, Rev. Sci. Instr. 69 p. 1207 (1998) (invited review). Cited 97 times.

11. Design and implementation of a TW-class high-average power laser system,” C.G. Durfee III, S. Backus, M.M. Murnane, and H.C. Kapteyn, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Elect. 4 p. 395 (1998) (invited paper). Cited 21 times.

12. “Guided-wave Frequency Conversion: Phase-Matching at Short-Wavelengths,” C.G. Durfee III, Z. Chang, S. Backus, M. M. Murnane and H. C. Kapteyn, IEEE LEOS Newsletter 12 p.8 (1998) (invited paper).

13. “Phase-matched generation of coherent soft X-rays Rundquist, C.G. Durfee III, Z. Chang, C. Herne, S. Backus, M.M. Murnane, and H.C. Kapteyn, ,” Science, 280 p. 1412 (1998). Cited 207 times.

14. “0.2 Terawatt laser system at 1 kHz”, S. Backus, C. Durfee, G. Mourou, H. Kapteyn, and M. Murnane, Optics Letters, 22 p1256 (1997). Cited 51 times.

15. “Ultrafast laser and amplifier sources,” A. Rundquist, C. Durfee, Z. Chang, G. Taft, E. Zeek, S. Backus, M.M. Murnane, H. Kapteyn, I Christov, and V. Stoev, Applied Physics B, 65 p 161 (1997) (invited review). Cited 12 times.

16. “Ultrabroadband phase-matched optical parametric generation in the ultraviolet by use of guided waves,” C.G. Durfee III, S. Backus, M.M. Murnane, and H.C. Kapteyn, Opt. Lett., 22 p1565 (1997). Cited 70 times.

17. "Mode control in a two-pulse-excited plasma waveguide,” C.G. Durfee III, T.R. Clark, and H.M. Milchberg, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 13, 59 (1996). Cited 15 times.

18. “Development and applications of a plasma waveguide for intense laser pulses,” H.M. Milchberg, T.R. Clark, C.G. Durfee III, T.M. Antonsen, and P. Mora, Phys. of Plasmas, 3 pt.2, 2149 (1996). Cited 50 times.

19. "Development of a Plasma Waveguide for High-Intensity Laser Pulses," C.G. Durfee III, J. Lynch and H.M. Milchberg, Phys. Rev E, 51, 2368 (1995). Cited 89 times.

20. "Application of a Plasma Waveguide to X-ray Lasers," H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee III and J. Lynch, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 12, 731 (1995). Cited 44 times.

21. "High-Order Frequency Conversion in the Plasma Waveguide," H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee III, and T.J. McIlrath, Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 2494 (1995). Cited 56 times.

22. "Mode Properties of a Plasma Waveguide for High-Intensity Laser Pulses," C.G. Durfee III, J. Lynch and H.M. Milchberg, Opt. Lett. 19, 1937 (1994). Cited 25 times.

23. "Light Pipe for High-Intensity Laser Pulses," C.G. Durfee III and H.M. Milchberg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 2409 (1993). Cited 183 times.

24. "Pulse Compression in a Nd:YAG Regenerative Amplifier," C.G. Durfee III and H.M. Milchberg, Opt. Lett. 17, 37 (1992). Cited 7 times.

25. "Factors Controlling the X-ray Pulse Emission from an Intense Femtosecond Laser-Heated Solid," H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee III, and I. Lyubomirsky, Phys. Rev. Lett., 67, 2654 (1991). Cited 53 times.

Book chapters:

1. “Ultraviolet and high-power pulse measurement,” S. Backus and C. G. Durfee, in Frequency-resolved optical gating: the measurement of ultrashort laser pulses, ed. R. Trebino, pp 237-256 (Kluwer, Boston, 2000).

2. “Generation and measurement of ultrafast tunable VUV light,” L. Misoguti, C.G. Durfee, S. Backus, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, Ultrafast Phenomena XII (2000).

3. “Guided-wave optical parametric amplification in gases: A novel phase-matching technique for ultrafast pulses,” C.G. Durfee III, S. Backus, M.M. Murnane, in Applications of high-field and short wavelength sources, ed. L. DiMauro et al, (Plenum, New York 1998).

4. “Phase-matched generation of short wavelength, ultrashort-pulse light  in capillary waveguides,”C.G. Durfee III, A. Rundquist, S. Backus, Z. Chang, C. Herne, H. C. Kapteyn and M. M. Murnane, Ultrafast Phenomena XI (Springer-Verlag, Berlin) p. 373, 1998.

5. “16 fs generation and measurement in the ultraviolet and vacuum ultraviolet,” C. Durfee, S. Backus, J Peatross, E. Zeek, K. Read, F. Weihe, M. Murnane, and H. Kapteyn, Ultrafast Phenomena X, Springer-Verlag, pg. 79, 1996.

Conference proceedings: 

1. “Parabolic pulse generation directly from a Ti:sapphire oscillator,” C. G. Durfee and J. A. Squier, CLEO/IQEC and PhAST Technical Digest on CD-ROM (The Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2004), CThA1.

2. “High-contrast, high-energy multi-pass amplifier,” J. Wojtkiewicz, S. Bera, J. A. Squier, C. G. Durfee, CLEO/IQEC and PhAST Technical Digest on CD-ROM (The Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2004), ITuI14.

3. “Collinear, background-free, third harmonic FROG techniques for characterizing ultrashort pulses at high NA,” J. A. Squier, J. Aus der Au, C. G. Durfee, and D. Fittinghoff, CLEO/IQEC and PhAST Technical Digest on CD-ROM (The Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2004), CTuQ1.

4. “Hollow-fiber OP-CPA for energetic ultrafast ultraviolet pulse generation,” J. Wojtkiewicz and C. G. Durfee, in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (TOPS) 57, CWM3 (CLEO 2002), Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 2002.

5. “Cascaded nonlinear conversion into the deep ultraviolet,“ L. Misoguti, S. Backus, M. M. Murnane, H. C. Kapteyn and C. G. Durfee, in Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, vol 22, 2001 Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2001) p271.

6. “Phase-matching in cascaded third-order frequency mixing,” C.G. Durfee, L. Misoguti, H. C. Kapteyn and M. Murnane, in Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, vol 22, 2001 Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2001) p271.

7. “Phase-matching in third-order cascaded frequency mixing,” C. Durfee, L. Misoguti, S. Backus, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, Optical Society of America’s topical meeting on Nonlinear Guided Waves Conference (Mar 2001).

8. “Generation and measurement of ultrafast tunable VUV light,” L. Misoguti, C.G. Durfee, S. Backus, M. M. Murnane, and H. C. Kapteyn, Ultrafast Phenomena XII Technical Digest (July 2000).

9. “Ultrafast tunable light in the deep UV,” L. Misoguti, S. Backus, M.M. Murnane, and H.C. Kapteyn, C. Herne and C.G. Durfee, in Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Vol. 21, 2000 Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 2000), talk QFA4.

10. “Phase-matched generation of coherent x-rays,” C. G. Durfee, A. Rundquist, M. Murnane, H. Kapteyn, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1999)pp 248-249.

11. “0.27-TW, sub-17-fs laser system at 1 kHz” S. Backus, C.G. Durfee III, H.C. Kapteyn, and M.M. Murnane,   in Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics, OSA Technical Digest, v.6 p 362 (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1998).

12. “Amplitude and phase characterization of 10 fs pulses generated by hollow-core fiber pulse compression” C.G. Durfee III, S. Backus, H.C. Kapteyn, and M.M. Murnane, in Applications of High Field and Short Wavelength Sources VII, OSA Technical Digest Series, v.7 p. 251 (Opt. Soc. Am., Washington DC 1997).

13. “0.125 terawatt kilohertz laser system” S. Backus, C.G. Durfee III, M.M. Murnane and H.C. Kapteyn, in Applications of High Field and Short Wavelength Sources VII, OSA Technical Digest Series, v.7 p. 66 (Opt. Soc. Am., Washington DC 1997).

14. “High order frequency conversion in the plasma waveguide,” H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee and T.R. Clark, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics, OSA Technical Digest, v.9 p 92 (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1996).

15. “Channel guiding for advanced accelerators,” H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee, T.M. Antonsen and P. Mora, AIP Conference Proceedings no. 356, p247-257 (Washington DC, 1996).

16. “Soft x-ray fibre laser using a plasma waveguide,” H.M. Milchberg and C.G. Durfee III, Proc. SPIE vol. 2520, p. 209 (1995).

17. “Channel-guided lasers for plasma accelerators,” H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee III, T.M. Antonsen, and P. Mora, Proceedings of the 1995 Particle Accelerator Conference, vol. 1 p. 621 (IEEE, New York, NY, USA, 1995).

18. ”High-order frequency conversion in a plasma waveguide” C.G. Durfee III, J. Lynch and H.M. Milchberg, in Quantum Electronics and Lasers Science Conference, OSA Technical Digest, v.16 p 261 (Optical Society of America, Washington D.C., 1995).

19. "Application of a plasma waveguide to X-ray lasers,” H.M. Milchberg, C.G. Durfee III and J. Lynch, AIP Conference Proceedings no. 332, p113-120 (Washington DC 1994).

20. “Light Pipe for High-Intensity Laser Pulses,” C.G. Durfee, J. Lynch, H.M. Milchberg, in International Conference on Lasers '93 (Maclean, VA, 1993).

21. “Hydrodynamic evolution and radiation emission from an impulse heated solid density plasma,” I. Lyubomirsky, C.G. Durfee, III and H.M. Milchberg, Proc. SPIE v1413, p. 108-111 (1991).

22. "Pump-Probe Investigation of Picosecond Laser-Gas Target Interactions,"C.G. Durfee, III and H.M. Milchberg, Proc. SPIE v1413, p.78-80 (1991).

23. "Pump-Probe Investigation of Picosecond Laser-Gas Target Interactions," C.G. Durfee, III and H.M. Milchberg, OSA Proceedings on Short-Wavelength Coherent Radiation, P.H. Bucksbaum, N.M. Ceglio, eds. (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC 1991), Vol. 11, pp. 262-264.

Newsbrief articles:

“Short-Pulse Lasers Deliver Terawatts on a Tabletop,” Research and Development 4/93

“Plasma Pipe for Intense Laser Pulses,” Science News, 10/2/93.

“Femtosecond Laser Pulses Help Physicists Go to Extremes,” Science 11/26/93.

“Plasma Guides High Intensity Laser Pulses,” Laser Focus World, 1/94.

“Interactions of Ultra-Intense Laser Light with Matter,” Physics Today, 1/95.

“Pinpoint Principle Creates Intense, Condensed Laser Power,” Wash. Post 9/11/95.

“Fiber gives X-Ray generation a boost”, PhysicsWeb, Institute of Physics, 5/98.

“Nonlinear optics - Transmuting light into X-rays,” Science, 5/29/98.

“Phase-matching of high-order harmonic generation in capillary waveguides,” Optics and Photonics News, 7/98.

“Engineers unveil tabletop x-rays”, Photonics Spectra, 8/98.

“Phase-matching efficiently produces soft x-rays,” Laser Focus World, 8/98.

“Physics Update: Coherent Soft-X-Ray Source”, Physics Today, 8/98.

“Phase Matched Generation of coherent Soft-X-rays,” in Optics in 1998, Optics and Photonics News, 12/98.