Three-dimensional self-organized nano-structures are observed in silica glass irradiated by intense femtosecond laser pulses. The spiral-like structure could present the first evidence of nano-vortex formation in electron laser plasma.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena
P. G. Kazansky, E. Bricchi, Y. Shimotsuma, J. Qiu, and K. Hirao, "3D Periodic Nano-Structures in Glass Irradiated by Ultrashort Light Pulses," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFG5.
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