We demonstrate the femtosecond Faraday effect in Cdo.88Mno.12Te single crystals and its implementation in room-temperature magneto-optical sampling. Our technique is highly sensitive and capable of measuring sub-picosecond magnetic transients generated by a free-standing LT-GaAs photoswitch.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

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