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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1937–1939

Mode properties of a plasma waveguide for intense laser pulses

C. G. Durfee, III, J. Lynch, and H. M. Milchberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 1937-1939 (1994)

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A recently demonstrated plasma light pipe [Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 2142 (1993)] is shown to support single-mode, multimode, and leaky-mode propagation at intensities as high as 1014 W/cm2. The conditions that determine these propagation regimes are elaborated.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 11, 1994
Published: December 1, 1994

C. G. Durfee, J. Lynch, and H. M. Milchberg, "Mode properties of a plasma waveguide for intense laser pulses," Opt. Lett. 19, 1937-1939 (1994)

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