We present the results of an experiment investigating the transmission of intense femtosecond pulses on the 1445 nm resonance of water. Up to 500% increase in relative transmission was observed for 5 mm path lengths.
© 2009 OSA
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.7340) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Water
(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
D. Lukofsky, U. Österberg, and M. Currie, "Resonant Nonlinear Optical Transmission in Pure Water at 1445 nm," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThS3.