We present two simplified models for the propagation of a long pulse UV filament in air, predicting the evolution of the beam diameter with distance, and the beam profile.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3440) Lasers and laser optics : Laser-induced breakdown
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
O. J. Chalus, A. Sukhinin, A. Bourdier, D. Mirell, A. Aceves, and J. Diels, "Simulation of the Propagation of a UV Filament in the Air," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JWA70.
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