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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 25 — Dec. 12, 2005
  • pp: 10248–10259

Nonlinear propagation of fs laser pulses in liquids and evolution of supercontinuum generation

Jiansheng Liu, H. Schroeder, S. L. Chin, Ruxin Li, and Zhizhan Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 25, pp. 10248-10259 (2005)

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Nonlinear propagation of fs laser pulses in liquids and the dynamic processes of filamentation such as self-focusing, intensity clamping, and evolution of white light production have been analyzed by using one- and two-photon fluorescence. The energy losses of laser pulses caused by multiphoton absorption and conical emission have been measured respectively by z-scan technique. Numerical simulations of fs laser propagation in water have been made to explain the evolution of white light production as well as the small-scale filaments in liquids we have observed by a nonlinear fluorescence technique.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

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Jiansheng Liu, H. Schroeder, S. L. Chin, Ruxin Li, and Zhizhan Xu, "Nonlinear propagation of fs laser pulses in liquids and evolution of supercontinuum generation," Opt. Express 13, 10248-10259 (2005)

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