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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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 publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009


OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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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 Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.