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Gas-dynamic explosion of water microparticles under action high-power femtosecond laser pulses
Author(s): Alexander A. Zemlyanov; Yuri E. Geints; Dmitrii V. Apeksimov
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Paper Abstract

Among the broad audience of problems of atmospheric nonlinear optics the important place is occupied with a problem about interaction of intensive laser radiation with water microparticles. Drops, being in a field of powerful light radiation, owing to effects of evaporation or explosion change the optical characteristics and influence on the optical properties of an environment. It results to that process and the distribution of intensive laser radiation in a particle is characterized by self-influence and is capable to change the internal power of a drop due to occurrence of areas of optical breakdown. In the report the model of destruction of water microparticles under action of supershort laser radiation is submitted. The physical contents of model is the effect of shock boiling up of a liquid at it gas-dynamic expansion from areas subject to optical breakdown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6160, Twelfth Joint International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics/Atmospheric Physics, 61601G (21 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.675308
Show Author Affiliations
Alexander A. Zemlyanov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Yuri E. Geints, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Dmitrii V. Apeksimov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6160:
Twelfth Joint International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics/Atmospheric Physics

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