Long range horizontal propagation of femtosecond self-channelled laser pulses in air

G. Méchain, Y. B. Andre, C. D'Amico, A. Couairom, M. Franco, Stylianos Tzortzakis, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, E. Salmon, R. Sauerbrey

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Abstract

Using a multiterawatt femtosecond laser, we have studied long distance (∼ 2 km) filamentation in air as a function of initial pulse chirp. Ionized channels are observed over several hundred meters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-500
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume97
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Méchain, G., Andre, Y. B., D'Amico, C., Couairom, A., Franco, M., Tzortzakis, S., Prade, B., Mysyrowicz, A., Salmon, E., & Sauerbrey, R. (2004). Long range horizontal propagation of femtosecond self-channelled laser pulses in air. OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series, 97, 499-500.