Nonlinear propagation of subpicosecond ultraviolet laser pulses in air. Academic Article uri icon


  • We report filamentation of subpicosecond UV laser pulses with only millijoule energy in atmosphere. The results are in good agreement with a numerical simulation using a quasi-three-dimensional propagation code.

author list (cited authors)

  • Tzortzakis, S., Lamouroux, B., Chiron, A., Franco, M., Prade, B., Mysyrowicz, A., & Moustaizis, S. D.

citation count

  • 64

publication date

  • September 2000