Generation and amplification of pulsed Bessel beams by seeding an optical parametric amplifier

Clerici, M. , Jedrkiewicz, O., Rubino, E., Faccio, D. , Tartara, L., Degiorgio, V. and Di Trapani, P. (2008) Generation and amplification of pulsed Bessel beams by seeding an optical parametric amplifier. Optics Letters, 33(20), pp. 2296-2298. (doi:10.1364/OL.33.002296) (PMID:18923601)

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Abstract

By using two very different seed pulses we demonstrate that the spatiotemporal gain properties of a chi(2) optical parametric amplifier can be exploited as an efficient conical reshaping mechanism leading to the generation and amplification of a pulsed Bessel beam.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Clerici, Dr Matteo and Faccio, Professor Daniele
Authors: Clerici, M., Jedrkiewicz, O., Rubino, E., Faccio, D., Tartara, L., Degiorgio, V., and Di Trapani, P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Optics Letters
Publisher:Optical Society of America
ISSN:0146-9592
ISSN (Online):1539-4794
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2008 Optical Society of America
First Published:First published in Optics Letters 33(20):2296-2298
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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