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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 18 — Aug. 30, 2010
  • pp: 18894–18899

Coherent control of THz pulses polarization from femtosecond laser filaments in gases

Jean-Michel Manceau, Maria Massaouti, and Stelios Tzortzakis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 18, pp. 18894-18899 (2010)

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We demonstrate the possibility to rotate the polarization of linearly polarized THz pulses via the accurate control of the 2-color filament surrounding gas pressure. We also show ways to produce elliptically and circularly polarized THz pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: June 25, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 22, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 2010
Published: August 19, 2010

Jean-Michel Manceau, Maria Massaouti, and Stelios Tzortzakis, "Coherent control of THz pulses polarization from femtosecond laser filaments in gases," Opt. Express 18, 18894-18899 (2010)

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