250-GW Sub-Three-Cycle Multi-Millijoule Mid-IR Pulses Self-Compressed in a YAG plate

Shumakova, V. et al. (2015) 250-GW Sub-Three-Cycle Multi-Millijoule Mid-IR Pulses Self-Compressed in a YAG plate. In: CLEO: QELS - Fundamental Science 2015, San Jose, California, 10-15 May 2015, ISBN 9781557529688 (doi:10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2015.FTu4D.1)

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Abstract

Virtually lossless self-compression of 10-mJ 3.9-um sub-100 fs pulses in bulk YAG resulting in 9-mJ 33-fs pulses is reported. Generated peak power exceeds 250 GW which is suitable for filamentation in ambient air.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Faccio, Professor Daniele
Authors: Shumakova, V., Malevich, P., Alisauskas, S., Voronin, A., Zheltikov, A., Faccio, D., Kartashov, D., Maksimenka, R., Gitzinger, G., Forget, N., Baltuska, A., and Pugzlys, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
ISBN:9781557529688

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