Laser pulses can be efficiently compressed to femto-second duration when a smaller-frequency short pulse collides with high frequency long pulse in a tenuous plasma, absorbing most of its energy. The mechanism of the short pulse amplification is the nonlinear superradiance.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Springer Series in Chemical Physics|
|State||Published - 2001|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry