Laser guided curved electric discharges

M. Clerici, Y. Hu, C. Milián, A. Couairon, D. Christodoulides, Zhigang Chen, L. Razzari, F. Vidal, F. Légaré, D. Faccio, R. Morandotti

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We report laser-guided electric discharges along curved trajectories, and hence around obstacles in line of sight between electrodes. Furthermore, beam self-healing enables direct discharge on target even when the laser beam directly hits the obstacle.

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


ConferenceCLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science 2015
Abbreviated titleCLEO_QELS 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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