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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 5165–5168

Influence of self-focusing of ultrashort laser pulses on optical third-harmonic generation at interfaces

E. C. Barbano, S. C. Zílio, and L. Misoguti  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 23, pp. 5165-5168 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.005165


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Abstract

We report on the third-harmonic generation of femtosecond laser pulses at interfaces. We measured slabs of different types of optical glasses and demonstrated that the asymmetric intensity profile observed for a tightly focused beam can be explained by self-focusing effects.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(240.4350) Optics at surfaces : Nonlinear optics at surfaces

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 31, 2013
Published: November 27, 2013

Citation
E. C. Barbano, S. C. Zílio, and L. Misoguti, "Influence of self-focusing of ultrashort laser pulses on optical third-harmonic generation at interfaces," Opt. Lett. 38, 5165-5168 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-23-5165


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