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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2010
  • pp: 3267–3269

Space–time focusing of Bessel-like pulses

M. Clerici, D. Faccio, E. Rubino, A. Lotti, A. Couairon, and P. Di Trapani  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 19, pp. 3267-3269 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003267


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Abstract

We report on a space–time compression technique allowing for complete and independent control of the longitudinal dynamics and of the transverse pulse localization by means of spatial beam shaping. We experimentally observe both strong temporal compression and high transverse localization, of the order of a few wavelengths, along free-space propagation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 18, 2010
Published: September 28, 2010

Citation
M. Clerici, D. Faccio, E. Rubino, A. Lotti, A. Couairon, and P. Di Trapani, "Space–time focusing of Bessel-like pulses," Opt. Lett. 35, 3267-3269 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-19-3267


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