Curved and Self-healing Discharges Guided by Optical Beams

Clerici, M. et al. (2014) Curved and Self-healing Discharges Guided by Optical Beams. In: Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference 2014, Cancun, 16-21 Nov 2014, ISBN 9781557528254

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Abstract

We demonstrate that electric discharges can be laser guided along curved paths, avoiding obstacles in the line of sight. Furthermore we show that discharges guided by Airy beams have the ability to self heal in case of interruption.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Clerici, Dr Matteo and Faccio, Professor Daniele
Authors: Clerici, M., Hu, Y., Lassonde, P., Milián, C., Couairon, A., Christodoulides, D., Chen, Z., Razzari, L., Vidal, F., Légaré, F., Faccio, D., and Morandotti, R.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
ISBN:9781557528254

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