Filamentation in air with twin femtosecond laser pulses

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

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Abstract

We study filamentation in air using a sequence of two intense IR femtosecond laser pulses with variable delay. Increased filament length and pulse shortening is observed, in agreement with simulations.

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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Méchain, G., Couairon, A., Tzortzakis, S., Franco, M., Prade, B., & Mysyrowicz, A. (2003). Filamentation in air with twin femtosecond laser pulses. In Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series (Vol. 89)

Filamentation in air with twin femtosecond laser pulses. / Méchain, G.; Couairon, A.; Tzortzakis, Stylianos; 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

Méchain, G, Couairon, A, Tzortzakis, S, Franco, M, Prade, B & Mysyrowicz, A 2003, Filamentation in air with twin femtosecond laser pulses. 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.
Méchain G, Couairon A, Tzortzakis S, Franco M, Prade B, Mysyrowicz A. Filamentation in air with twin femtosecond laser pulses. In Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89. 2003
Méchain, G. ; Couairon, A. ; Tzortzakis, Stylianos ; Franco, M. ; Prade, B. ; Mysyrowicz, A. / Filamentation in air with twin femtosecond laser pulses. Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Technical Digest Series. Vol. 89 2003.
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