Dense plasma channel generation in air using femtosecond-picosecond laser pulse sequences

Andreas Schmitt-Sody, Adrian Lucero, William P. Latham, William P. Roach, Jerome V. Moloney, Pavel Polynkin

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Abstract

We densify dilute plasma in femtosecond laser filaments by heating it with energetic 200 picosecond-long laser pulses. Differently from the case of nanosecond heating, the densified plasma channels, under certain conditions, remain smooth and continuous.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
PagesCTu2E.8
StatePublished - Nov 18 2013
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 9 2013Jun 14 2013

Publication series

NameCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/9/136/14/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Schmitt-Sody, A., Lucero, A., Latham, W. P., Roach, W. P., Moloney, J. V., & Polynkin, P. (2013). Dense plasma channel generation in air using femtosecond-picosecond laser pulse sequences. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 (pp. CTu2E.8). (CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013).