Influence of phase matching of the cooper minimum in argon high harmonic spectra

Limor S. Spector, Stanford University
Joseph P. Farrell, Stanford University
Brian K. McFarland, Stanford University
Philip H. Bucksbaum, Stanford University
Mette B. Gaarde, Louisiana State University
Kenneth J. Schafer, Louisiana State University
Markus Guehr, Stanford University


We systematically study interference minima in high harmonic spectra using the Cooper minimum in argon, emphasizing that phase matching must be taken into account to fully understand spectral features relevant for harmonic spectroscopy. © 2010 optical society of America.