TITLE

Quantum molecular lensing of femtosecond laser optical/plasma filaments

AUTHOR(S)
Varma, S.; Chen, Y.-H.; Milchberg, H. M.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p056702
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The long-range filamentary propagation of intense femtosecond pulses in atmosphere has been observed for the first time to be strongly effected by quantum rotational wave packets. A two-pulse experiment shows that a filamenting probe pulse can be steered and trapped in or destroyed by the rotational alignment wake following a pump filament.
ACCESSION #
40637957

 

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