Self-channeling of Terawatt-power CO2 laser Pulses in Air

Sergei Tochitsky, Eric Welch, Misha Polyanskiy, Igor Pogorelsky, Paris Panagiotopoulos, Jerome V Moloney, Chan Joshi

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Abstract

We report the first observation of Kerr self-focusing of 3 ps TW CO2 laser pulses in atmosphere. A centimeter diameter, 30m long, 10-μm light channel containing a few Joules of energy is generated and characterized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
StatePublished - Aug 6 2018
Event2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 13 2018May 18 2018

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Other2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/13/185/18/18

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  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Tochitsky, S., Welch, E., Polyanskiy, M., Pogorelsky, I., Panagiotopoulos, P., Moloney, J. V., & Joshi, C. (2018). Self-channeling of Terawatt-power CO2 laser Pulses in Air. In 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings [8426599] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..

Self-channeling of Terawatt-power CO2 laser Pulses in Air. / Tochitsky, Sergei; Welch, Eric; Polyanskiy, Misha; Pogorelsky, Igor; Panagiotopoulos, Paris; Moloney, Jerome V; Joshi, Chan.

2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. 8426599.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tochitsky, S, Welch, E, Polyanskiy, M, Pogorelsky, I, Panagiotopoulos, P, Moloney, JV & Joshi, C 2018, Self-channeling of Terawatt-power CO2 laser Pulses in Air. in 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings., 8426599, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018, San Jose, United States, 5/13/18.
Tochitsky S, Welch E, Polyanskiy M, Pogorelsky I, Panagiotopoulos P, Moloney JV et al. Self-channeling of Terawatt-power CO2 laser Pulses in Air. In 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2018. 8426599
Tochitsky, Sergei ; Welch, Eric ; Polyanskiy, Misha ; Pogorelsky, Igor ; Panagiotopoulos, Paris ; Moloney, Jerome V ; Joshi, Chan. / Self-channeling of Terawatt-power CO2 laser Pulses in Air. 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018.
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