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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2012
  • pp: 1343–1345

Remote sub-diffraction imaging with femtosecond laser filaments

Kai Wang, Benjamin D. Strycker, Dmitri V. Voronine, Pankaj K. Jha, Marlan O. Scully, Ronald E. Meyers, Philip Hemmer, and Alexei V. Sokolov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 8, pp. 1343-1345 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001343


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Abstract

Achieving super-resolution has become a scientific imperative for remote imaging of objects and scenes needing increased detail and has motivated the development of various laser-based techniques. We demonstrate a scheme which achieves subdiffraction imaging of remote objects by using femtosecond laser filaments. The use of laser filaments for imaging is destined to have applications in many environments.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing and Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: December 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 15, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2012
Published: April 10, 2012

Citation
Kai Wang, Benjamin D. Strycker, Dmitri V. Voronine, Pankaj K. Jha, Marlan O. Scully, Ronald E. Meyers, Philip Hemmer, and Alexei V. Sokolov, "Remote sub-diffraction imaging with femtosecond laser filaments," Opt. Lett. 37, 1343-1345 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-8-1343


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