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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2601–2603

Spatial mode cleaning by femtosecond filamentation in air

B. Prade, M. Franco, A. Mysyrowicz, A. Couairon, H. Buersing, B. Eberle, M. Krenz, D. Seiffer, and O. Vasseur  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 17, pp. 2601-2603 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002601


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Abstract

By studying the conical emission of a blue femtosecond laser filament in air, it is shown that self-improvement of the beams' spatial mode quality occurs for a self-guided laser pulse.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 12, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 29, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 31, 2006
Published: August 9, 2006

Citation
B. Prade, M. Franco, A. Mysyrowicz, A. Couairon, H. Buersing, B. Eberle, M. Krenz, D. Seiffer, and O. Vasseur, "Spatial mode cleaning by femtosecond filamentation in air," Opt. Lett. 31, 2601-2603 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-17-2601


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