Measuring the Optical Properties of Ionization Gratings in Air for Control of Femtosecond Lasers

M. R. Edwards, N. M. Fasano, N. Lemos, A. Singh, V. Munirov, E. Kur, J. S. Wurtele, J. M. Mikhailova, P. Michel

Abstract

Interference between crossed femtosecond lasers can drive spatially varying ionization, producing a high-flux plasma optic. We measure the plasma and optical properties of an ionization grating in air as it redirects a millijoule-scale probe beam.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580910
StatePublished - May 2021
Event2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Virtual, Online, United States
Duration: May 9 2021May 14 2021

Publication series

Name2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021 - Proceedings

Conference

Conference2021 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Online
Period5/9/215/14/21

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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