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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2007
  • pp: 581–584

Characterization of conical emission of light filaments in media with anomalous dispersion

Miguel A. Porras, Audrius Dubietis, Aidas Matijošius, Rimtautas Piskarskas, Francesca Bragheri, Alessandro Averchi, and Paolo Di Trapani  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 581-584 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.000581


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Abstract

Conical emission featuring a diminishing emission angle with increasing wavelength detuning is observed in ultrashort light filaments in fused silica at a carrier wavelength with anomalous dispersion. In the measured angularly resolved spectrum of the filament, this conical emission appears as an elliptical, or O-like, structure that fits quantitatively to the elliptical spectrum of gain in the Kerr-driven spatiotemporal instability of nonlinear plane waves.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 27, 2006
Published: February 15, 2007

Citation
Miguel A. Porras, Audrius Dubietis, Aidas Matijošius, Rimtautas Piskarskas, Francesca Bragheri, Alessandro Averchi, and Paolo Di Trapani, "Characterization of conical emission of light filaments in media with anomalous dispersion," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 581-584 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-3-581


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