Preventing laser beam filamentation through use of the squeezed vacuum Academic Article uri icon


  • We show that the tendency of a laser beam to break into a filamentary structure in passing through a nonlinear optical medium can be largely suppressed by proper tailoring of the vacuum field that interacts with the laser beam. 1999 The American Physical Society.

published proceedings

  • Physical Review A

author list (cited authors)

  • Boyd, R. W., & Agarwal, G. S.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Boyd, Robert W||Agarwal, GS

publication date

  • April 1999