Femtosecond infrared filaments in air

A source of coherent THz radiation

Stylianos Tzortzakis, G. Méchain, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz

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

Abstract

We observe coherent THz emission from a 1-m plasma string produced by an IR fs laser pulse in atmosphere. The THz pulse is detected perpendicular to the laser propagation axis using heterodyne detection.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series
Volume89
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Baltimore, MD., United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20036 Jun 2003

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OtherTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS)
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD.
Period1/6/036/6/03

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Tzortzakis, S., Méchain, G., Franco, M., Prade, B., & Mysyrowicz, A. (2003). Femtosecond infrared filaments in air: A source of coherent THz radiation. In Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series (Vol. 89)

Femtosecond infrared filaments in air : A source of coherent THz radiation. / Tzortzakis, Stylianos; Méchain, G.; Franco, M.; Prade, B.; Mysyrowicz, A.

Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89 2003.

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

Tzortzakis, S, Méchain, G, Franco, M, Prade, B & Mysyrowicz, A 2003, Femtosecond infrared filaments in air: A source of coherent THz radiation. in Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. vol. 89, Trends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS), Baltimore, MD., United States, 1/6/03.
Tzortzakis S, Méchain G, Franco M, Prade B, Mysyrowicz A. Femtosecond infrared filaments in air: A source of coherent THz radiation. In Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89. 2003
Tzortzakis, Stylianos ; Méchain, G. ; Franco, M. ; Prade, B. ; Mysyrowicz, A. / Femtosecond infrared filaments in air : A source of coherent THz radiation. Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89 2003.
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