OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2014
  • pp: 4140–4143

Enhanced XUV pulse generation at 89  nm via nonlinear interaction of UV femtosecond filaments

Di Wang, Wenxue Li, Liangen Ding, and Heping Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 14, pp. 4140-4143 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004140


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (260 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We demonstrated efficient generation of ultrafast extreme ultraviolet (XUV) pulses at 89 nm from an intense 267 nm UV femtosecond filamentation in argon gas. The XUV pulse generation efficiency was significantly enhanced through UV filament termination from the argon gas into the background vacuum that prevented backconversion of the generated third-harmonic XUV to the fundamental-wave UV pulses. This was further combined with noncollinear UV filament interaction that produced volume-plasma to pre-extract XUV pulses from the filament core, resulting in further XUV enhancement. The generated 89 nm XUV pulses reached what is so far, to our knowledge, the highest pulse energy of 190 nJ.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(140.3613) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, upconversion

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 16, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 31, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2014
Published: July 9, 2014

Citation
Di Wang, Wenxue Li, Liangen Ding, and Heping Zeng, "Enhanced XUV pulse generation at 89  nm via nonlinear interaction of UV femtosecond filaments," Opt. Lett. 39, 4140-4143 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-14-4140


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. N. Shiv, H. Timmers, X. Tong, and A. Sandhu, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 193002 (2012). [CrossRef]
  2. V. Hertel and W. Radloff, Rep. Prog. Phys. 69, 1897 (2006). [CrossRef]
  3. D. Kiselev, L. Woeste, and J. P. Wolf, Appl. Phys. B 100, 515 (2010). [CrossRef]
  4. T. Kanai, T. Kanda, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, T. Togashi, C. Chen, C. Zhang, Z. Xu, and J. Wang, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 370 (2004). [CrossRef]
  5. T. Fuji, T. Hono, and T. Suzuki, Opt. Lett 32, 2481 (2007). [CrossRef]
  6. L. Bergé and S. Skupin, Opt. Lett. 33, 750 (2008). [CrossRef]
  7. K. Kosma, S. A. Trushin, W. E. Schmid, and W. Fuß, Opt. Lett. 33, 723 (2008). [CrossRef]
  8. M. Beutler, M. Ghotbi, and F. Noack, Opt. Lett. 36, 3726 (2011). [CrossRef]
  9. M. Beutler, M. Ghotbi, F. Noack, and I. V. Hertel, Opt. Lett. 35, 1491 (2010). [CrossRef]
  10. A. Couairon and A. Mysyrowicz, Phys. Rep. 441, 47 (2007). [CrossRef]
  11. N. Aközbek, A. Iwasaki, A. Becker, M. Scalora, S. L. Chin, and C. M. Bowden, Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 143901 (2002). [CrossRef]
  12. K. Hartinger and R. Bartels, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 151102 (2008). [CrossRef]
  13. S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis, Opt. Express 17, 3190 (2009). [CrossRef]
  14. X. Yang, J. Wu, Y. Peng, Y. Tong, S. Yuan, L. Ding, Z. Xu, and H. Zeng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 111103 (2009). [CrossRef]
  15. S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis, Phys. Rev. A 81, 033817 (2010). [CrossRef]
  16. E. Schulz, D. S. Steingrube, T. Vockerodt, T. Binhammer, U. Morgner, and M. Kovačev, Opt. Lett. 36, 4389 (2011). [CrossRef]
  17. L. Bergé, S. Skupin, G. Méjean, J. Kasparian, J. Yu, S. Frey, E. Salmon, and J. P. Wolf, Phys. Rev. E 71, 016602 (2005). [CrossRef]
  18. Y. Liu, M. Durand, A. Houard, B. Forestier, A. Couairon, and A. Mysyrowicz, Opt. Commun. 284, 4706 (2011). [CrossRef]
  19. Y. Wang, X. Dai, J. Wu, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 031105 (2010). [CrossRef]
  20. W. Ettoumi, Y. Petit, J. Kasparian, and J. P. Wolf, Opt. Express 18, 6613 (2010). [CrossRef]
  21. H. Wu, T. Yang, Y. Wang, and L. Ding, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 645 (2009). [CrossRef]
  22. N. Kortsalioudakis, M. Tatarakis, N. Vakakis, S. Moustaizis, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, N. A. Papadogiannis, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis, Appl. Phys. B 80, 211 (2005). [CrossRef]
  23. H. J. Lehmeier, W. Leupacher, and A. Penzkofer, Opt. Commun. 56, 67 (1985). [CrossRef]
  24. E. R. Peck and D. J. Fisher, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 1362 (1964). [CrossRef]
  25. A. Couairon and L. Bergé, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 135003 (2002). [CrossRef]
  26. L. Feng, X. Lu, T. Xi, X. Liu, Y. Li, L. Chen, J. Ma, Q. Dong, W. Wang, Z. Sheng, D. He, and J. Zhang, Phys. Plasmas 19, 072305 (2012). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1. Fig. 2. Fig. 3.
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited