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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — May. 23, 2011
  • pp: 10057–10062

Intense dynamic bullets in a periodic lattice

P. Panagiotopoulos, A. Couairon, N. K. Efremidis, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 10057-10062 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.010057


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Abstract

Femtosecond filamentation inside a periodic lattice in air is numerically shown to form intense dynamic bullets. The long propagation distance of the bullet structure is primarily attributed to the effect of the lattice that regulates the competition between linear and nonlinear spatiotemporal effects in the region of normal dispersion.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 16, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 29, 2011
Published: May 9, 2011

Citation
P. Panagiotopoulos, A. Couairon, N. K. Efremidis, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis, "Intense dynamic bullets in a periodic lattice," Opt. Express 19, 10057-10062 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-11-10057


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