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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 11, 2011
  • pp: 7799–7806

Femtosecond laser filament-fringes in fused silica

Zuoqiang Hao, Kamil Stelmaszczyk, Philipp Rohwetter, Walter M. Nakaema, and Ludger Woeste  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 7799-7806 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.007799


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Abstract

Linear diffraction was used to modulate intensity distribution across the femtosecond laser beam to create quasi regular arrays of filaments in fused silica. A fringe type of filament distributions (filament-fringe) were formed that could be controlled and observed over a distance of several millimeters. The difference of supercontinuum (SC) emission between individual filaments was also observed.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4720) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities of condensed matter
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 26, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2011
Published: April 7, 2011

Citation
Zuoqiang Hao, Kamil Stelmaszczyk, Philipp Rohwetter, Walter M. Nakaema, and Ludger Woeste, "Femtosecond laser filament-fringes in fused silica," Opt. Express 19, 7799-7806 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-8-7799


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