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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1319–1323

Optimum plasma conditions for the efficient high-order harmonic generation in platinum plasma

Rashid A. Ganeev, Luc B. Elouga Bom, Jean-Claude Kieffer, and Tsuneyuki Ozaki  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 6, pp. 1319-1323 (2007)

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We studied the optimum plasma conditions that are required for efficient high-order harmonic generation in platinum plume. Harmonics up to the 49th order ( λ = 16.32 nm ) are analyzed under various conditions of laser–plasma interaction. Time-resolved ultraviolet spectra of platinum plasma at both optimum and nonoptimum conditions of harmonic generation are presented. We calculated the ionization states of the plasma, free electron density, and singly charged ion density at different prepulse intensities and compared them with experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: December 7, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 19, 2007
Published: May 17, 2007

Rashid A. Ganeev, Luc B. Elouga Bom, Jean-Claude Kieffer, and Tsuneyuki Ozaki, "Optimum plasma conditions for the efficient high-order harmonic generation in platinum plasma," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1319-1323 (2007)

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