Controlling high-power autofocusing waves with periodic lattices

P. Panagiotopoulos, D. G. Papazoglou, A. Couairon, Stylianos Tzortzakis

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Abstract

We show numerically that by using radial symmetric lattices, the focal spot characteristics and filament peak intensity of high-power autofocusing waves can be controlled. The lattice induced diffraction is able to isolate the main on-axis peak and control the focus position. In addition, at higher power the lattice can control and stabilize the peak intensity of the filament over an extended distance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4958-4961
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Volume39
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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