Self-compression of Millijoule mid-IR Femtosecond Pulses in Transparent Dielectrics

Pugzlys, A., Malevich, P., Alisauskas, S., Voronin, A. A., Kartashov, D., Baltuska, A., Zheltikov, A. and Faccio, D. (2014) Self-compression of Millijoule mid-IR Femtosecond Pulses in Transparent Dielectrics. In: CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2014, San Jose, California, US., 8–13 June 2014, FTh1D.3. ISBN 9781557529992 (doi:10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2014.FTh1D.3)

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Abstract

Self-compression of 2.2-mJ, 80-fs mid-IR pulses is achieved using a 1.5-mm-thick CaF2 plate. Femtosecond pulses with peak powers orders of magnitude higher than the self-focusing threshold can undergo self-compression without breaking up into multiple filaments.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Faccio, Professor Daniele
Authors: Pugzlys, A., Malevich, P., Alisauskas, S., Voronin, A. A., Kartashov, D., Baltuska, A., Zheltikov, A., and Faccio, D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
ISBN:9781557529992

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