Filamentation of femtosecond self-bending airy beams

Pavel G Polynkin, Miroslav Kolesik, Jerome V Moloney, Georgios A. Siviloglou, Demetrios N. Christodoulides

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Abstract

We report experimental observation of laser filaments generated by intense, femtosecond, self-bending Airy beams in air and water. The generated curved filaments act as streak cameras for the forward-emitted broadband conical radiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2009Jun 4 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/2/096/4/09

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Polynkin, P. G., Kolesik, M., Moloney, J. V., Siviloglou, G. A., & Christodoulides, D. N. (2009). Filamentation of femtosecond self-bending airy beams. In 2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 [5225766]