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Generation of ultrashort XUV pulses by harmonic generation from solid surfaces
Author(s): Dietrich von der Linde; T. Engers; G. Jenke; Pietro Agostini; G. Grillon; E. Nibbering; Jean-Paul Chambaret; Andre Mysyrowicz; Andre Antonetti
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Paper Abstract

We describe the generation of optical harmonics of high order during the interaction of intense femtosecond laser pulses with the surface of insulating and metallic solid targets. With a p- polarized fundamental beam from a titanium sapphire, chirped pulse amplification laser system ((lambda) equals 800 nm) we have observed even and odd harmonics up to the eighteenth order (lambda approximately equals 45 nm) for fundamental laser intensities of about 1017 to 1018 W/cm2.

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Date Published: 12 April 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2770, Laser Optics '95 and ICONO '95: Superintense Laser Fields, (12 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238026
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Dietrich von der Linde, Univ. Essen (Germany)
T. Engers, Univ. Essen (Germany)
G. Jenke, Univ. Essen (Germany)
Pietro Agostini, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (France)
G. Grillon, Ecole Polytechnique/ENSTA (France)
E. Nibbering, Ecole Polytechnique/ENSTA (France)
Jean-Paul Chambaret, Ecole Polytechnique/ENSTA (France)
Andre Mysyrowicz, Ecole Polytechnique/ENSTA (France)
Andre Antonetti, Ecole Polytechnique/ENSTA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2770:
Laser Optics '95 and ICONO '95: Superintense Laser Fields
Alexander A. Andreev; Vyacheslav M. Gordienko, Editor(s)

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