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Generation of high-intensity individual attosecond pulses
Author(s): I. P. Prokopovich; Justin Peatross
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Paper Abstract

The generation of individual high-intensity attosecond pulses by stimulated electronic Raman self-scattering of femtosecond optical pulses is investigated through numerical simulation. The shortest and most intense attosecond pulses are found to occur for 4(pi) - pulses, which are associated with previously predicted self-induced transparency in the stimulated Raman self-scattering of fs-pulses. The simulations show that an initial 10 fs laser pulse (4 optical cycles at the full width at half maximum with 780 nm wavelength) is transformed into a pulse of width 0.33 fs having a peak intensity significantly greater than the initial pulse.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 May 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4752, ICONO 2001: Ultrafast Phenomena and Strong Laser Fields, (29 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.469117
Show Author Affiliations
I. P. Prokopovich, Belarussian State Univ. (Belarus)
Justin Peatross, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4752:
ICONO 2001: Ultrafast Phenomena and Strong Laser Fields

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