Curved and self-healing discharges guided by optical beams

Matteo Clerici, Y. Hu, P. Lassonde, C. Milián, A. Couairon, Demetrios Christodoulides, Z. Chen, L. Razzari, F. Vidal, F. Légaré, D. Faccio, R. Morandotti

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Abstract

We demonstrate that electric discharges can be laser guided along curved paths, avoiding obstacles in the line of sight. Furthermore we show that discharges guided by Airy beams have the ability to self heal in case of interruption.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLatin America Optics and Photonics Conference 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528254
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014
EventLatin America Optics and Photonics Conference 2014 - Cancun, Mexico
Duration: 16 Nov 201421 Nov 2014

Conference

ConferenceLatin America Optics and Photonics Conference 2014
Abbreviated titleLAOP 2014
CountryMexico
CityCancun
Period16/11/1421/11/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Clerici, M., Hu, Y., Lassonde, P., Milián, C., Couairon, A., Christodoulides, D., Chen, Z., Razzari, L., Vidal, F., Légaré, F., Faccio, D., & Morandotti, R. (2014). Curved and self-healing discharges guided by optical beams. In Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference 2014 Optical Society of America.