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Phase control of ionization in a strong laser field and measurement of subfemtosecond pulse duration
Author(s): Paul B. Corkum; Vladimir D. Taranukhin
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Paper Abstract

The physical principles of a streak camera capable of sub-femtosecond time resolution are discussed. In place of the traditional photocathode, a distributed medium is used. In place of rapidly changing voltage applied to the deflection plates, we use an electromagnetic field propagating in free space. The basic technology for the sub-femtosecond streak camera is the same as that of above-threshold ionization experiments that have become very common in studies of strong laser field interactions with atoms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2797, Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Phenomena, (10 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239808
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Paul B. Corkum, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Vladimir D. Taranukhin, Moscow State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2797:
Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Phenomena
Vladimir V. Shuvalov; Alexei M. Zheltikov, Editor(s)

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