Demonstration of spontaneously generated conical waves during ultrashort laser pulse filamentation in air

A. Averchi, D. Faccio, A. Lotti, P. Di Trapani, A. Couairon, D. Papazoglou, S. Tzortzakis

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Abstract

Measurements and simulations show that X-waves are spontaneously generated during filamentation in air. This explains the sub-diffractive propagation of filaments beyond the end of the plasma channel generated by multiphoton ionization.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2008 CONFERENCE ON LASERS AND ELECTRO-OPTICS & QUANTUM ELECTRONICS AND LASER SCIENCE CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-9
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOptical Society of America
Pages3483-3484
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-859-9
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2008 - San Jose
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference 2008
Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS 2008
CitySan Jose
Period4/05/089/05/08

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Averchi, A., Faccio, D., Lotti, A., Di Trapani, P., Couairon, A., Papazoglou, D., & Tzortzakis, S. (2008). Demonstration of spontaneously generated conical waves during ultrashort laser pulse filamentation in air. In 2008 CONFERENCE ON LASERS AND ELECTRO-OPTICS & QUANTUM ELECTRONICS AND LASER SCIENCE CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-9 (pp. 3483-3484). Optical Society of America.