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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1270–1272

Nonlinear propagation of subpicosecond ultraviolet laser pulses in air

S. Tzortzakis, B. Lamouroux, A. Chiron, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, and S. D. Moustaizis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 17, pp. 1270-1272 (2000)

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We report filamentation of subpicosecond UV laser pulses with only millijoule energy in atmosphere. The results are in good agreement with a numerical simulation using a quasi-three-dimensional propagation code.

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(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas

S. Tzortzakis, B. Lamouroux, A. Chiron, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, and S. D. Moustaizis, "Nonlinear propagation of subpicosecond ultraviolet laser pulses in air," Opt. Lett. 25, 1270-1272 (2000)

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