Self-compression of millijoule mid-ir femtosecond pulses in transparent dielectrics

P. Malevich, S. Ališauskas, A. Pugžlys, A. Voronin, A. M. Zheltikov, D. Faccio, D. Kartashov, A. Baltuška

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Self-compression of 2.2-mJ, 80-fs mid-IR pulses is achieved using a 1.5-mm-thick CaF2 plate. Femtosecond pulses with peak powers orders of magnitude higher than the selffocusing threshold can undergo self-compression without breaking up into multiple filaments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2014
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-999-2
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America


ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2014
Abbreviated titleCLEO:QELS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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