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

A. Averchi, D. Faceio, A. Lotti, P. Di Trapani, A. Couairon, D. Papazoglou, Stylianos 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 and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

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OtherConference on and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period4/5/089/5/08

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Averchi, A., Faceio, 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 and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics, QELS [4553193] https://doi.org/10.1109/QELS.2008.4553193