Spontaneous emergence of pulses with constant carrier-envelope phase in femtosecond filamentation

D. Faccio, A. Lotti, M. Kolesik, J. V. Moloney, Stylianos Tzortzakis, A. Couairon, P. Di Trapani

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Abstract

We study the possibility to obtain high-intensity pulses that maintain a constant Carrier Envelope Phase (CEP) during propagation in dispersive media, i.e. pulses such that the carrier-wave offset with respect to the main intensity peak remains fixed. Our numerical experiments strongly suggest that pulse splitting and X-wave formation within femtosecond laser pulse filamentation leads to the formation of "constant-CEP" within well-defined regions inside the filament. We study the creation of "constantCEP" pulses in both gasseous and condensed media showing that this is a generic feature of filaments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11103-11114
Number of pages12
JournalOptics Express
Volume16
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Faccio, D., Lotti, A., Kolesik, M., Moloney, J. V., Tzortzakis, S., Couairon, A., & Di Trapani, P. (2008). Spontaneous emergence of pulses with constant carrier-envelope phase in femtosecond filamentation. Optics Express, 16(15), 11103-11114. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011103

Spontaneous emergence of pulses with constant carrier-envelope phase in femtosecond filamentation. / Faccio, D.; Lotti, A.; Kolesik, M.; Moloney, J. V.; Tzortzakis, Stylianos; Couairon, A.; Di Trapani, P.

In: Optics Express, Vol. 16, No. 15, 21.07.2008, p. 11103-11114.

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Faccio, D, Lotti, A, Kolesik, M, Moloney, JV, Tzortzakis, S, Couairon, A & Di Trapani, P 2008, 'Spontaneous emergence of pulses with constant carrier-envelope phase in femtosecond filamentation', Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 15, pp. 11103-11114. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011103
Faccio, D. ; Lotti, A. ; Kolesik, M. ; Moloney, J. V. ; Tzortzakis, Stylianos ; Couairon, A. ; Di Trapani, P. / Spontaneous emergence of pulses with constant carrier-envelope phase in femtosecond filamentation. In: Optics Express. 2008 ; Vol. 16, No. 15. pp. 11103-11114.
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