The formation of periodic ripples due to the interference of a scanning beam of a femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser with a surface electromagnetic wave is reported in several solids (Ge, GaAs, W, etc.) exposed in air
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
E. Freysz, J. Degert, N. Lascoux, and G. Shafeev, "Periodic Structures Produced by a Scanning Beam of a Femtosecond Ti:Sapphire Laser," 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 JTuC45.
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