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Application of highly nondegenerate cascaded four-wave mixing to high-order harmonic generation
Author(s): H. Crespo; J. T. Mendonca; A. Guerreiro
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Paper Abstract

We propose to use nondegenerate cascaded four-wave mixing processes for efficient high order harmonic generation in plasmas and dielectrics. A simple model is used to estimate the temporal duration and maximum order of the generated harmonics for both a typical laser-produced plasma and glass slide. In the plasma case, we expect considerable pulse compression, with the production of sub-femtosecond pulses starting from the 8th harmonic.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 April 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4424, ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter, (23 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.425542
Show Author Affiliations
H. Crespo, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)
J. T. Mendonca, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)
A. Guerreiro, Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4424:
ECLIM 2000: 26th European Conference on Laser Interaction with Matter
Milan Kalal; Karel Rohlena; Milan Sinor, Editor(s)

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