Third-harmonic generation from noble-gas clusters by ultrashort probe pulses is more sharply resonantly-enhanced than linear absorption following heating by an ultrashort pump pulse. Simulations of cluster expansion and collective electron dynamics reproduce the observed trends.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
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