250-GW sub-three-cycle multi-millijoule mid-IR pulses self-compressed in a YAG plate

V. Shumakova, P. Malevich, S. Ališauskas, A. Voronin, A. M. Zheltikov, D. Faccio, D. Kartashov, G. Gitzinger, R. Maksimenka, N. Forget, A. Baltuška, A. Pugžlys

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Abstract

Virtually lossless self-compression of 10-mJ 3.9-um sub-100 fs pulses in bulk YAG resulting in 9-mJ 33-fs pulses is reported. Generated peak power exceeds 250 GW which is suitable for filamentation in ambient air.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science, CLEO_QELS 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-968-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science 2015
Abbreviated titleCLEO_QELS 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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