Transformation of ring-Airy beams during efficient harmonic generation

V. Y.U. Fedorov, D. G. Papazoglou, Stylianos Tzortzakis

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Abstract

We theoretically study the evolution of ring-Airy beams during harmonic generation with the focus on the regime of pump energy depletion. We demonstrate that in this regime, ring-Airy beams still preserve their abrupt autofocusing properties, while transforming to a multiple ring-Airy structure. A similar transformation is observed on the beam of the generated harmonic. We suggest a simple analytical model that explains and predicts with precision our numerical findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2974-2977
Number of pages4
JournalOptics Letters
Volume44
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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