We will discuss the two mechanisms involved in high-order harmonic generation from plasma mirrors, and show that they can be clearly identified experimentally. The phase and coherence properties of these harmonics will be analyzed.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas
F. Quéré, C. Thaury, H. George, J. P. Geindre, A. Lévy, T. Ceccotti, P. Monot, R. Marjoribanks, P. Audebert, and P. Martin, "High Order Harmonic Generation in High Intensity Laser-Solid Interactions," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWB4.
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