Few-cycle ultrahigh-contrast light pulses for single attosecond pulses in the relativistic regime

J. M. Mikhailova, P. Heissler, R. Hoerlein, A. Buck, A. Borot, K. Schmid, C. M.S. Sears, L. Waldecker, S. Rykovanov, M. Zepf, F. Krausz, L. Veisz, G. D. Tsakiris

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Abstract

We demonstrate generation of few-cycle light pulses with an ultrahigh contrast reaching 1014 25 ps before the pulse's peak. Irradiating solid targets with our light source, we have obtained relativistic high-order harmonics that are significantly broadened and overlapped.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2011
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529176
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventLaser Science, LS 2011 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 16 2011Oct 20 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherLaser Science, LS 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period10/16/1110/20/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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