Phase matching with pulsed Bessel beams for high-order harmonic generation

Alessandro Averchi, Daniele Faccio, Ricardo Berlasso, Miroslav Kolesik, Jerome V. Moloney, Arnaud Couairon, Paolo Di Trapani

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Abstract

We propose a different approach to obtain phase-matched generation of high-order harmonics based on the use of pulsed Bessel beams as pump pulses. By means of the “coherence mapa technique, we show that it is possible to maximize the generation of a chosen harmonic of interest by properly adjusting the phase front tilt of the pulsed Bessel beam to compensate the mismatch arising from material and plasma dispersion and atomic phase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number021802
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 20 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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