Tailoring femtosecond laser pulse filamentation using plasma photonic lattices
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We demonstrate experimentally that by using transient plasma photonic lattices, the attributes of intense femtosecond laser filaments, such as peak intensity and length, can be dynamically controlled. The extended plasma lattice structure is generated using two co-propagating non-diffracting intense Bessel beams in water. The use of such transient lattice structures to control the competition between linear and nonlinear effects involved in filamentation opens the way for extensive control of the filamentation process. © 2013 AIP Publishing LLC.
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Suntsov, S., Abdollahpour, D., Papazoglou, D. G., Panagiotopoulos, P., Couairon, A., & Tzortzakis, S.