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Holographic recording of laser-induced plasma

Centurion, Martin and Pu, Ye and Liu, Zhiwen and Psaltis, Demetri and Hänsch, Theodor W. (2004) Holographic recording of laser-induced plasma. Optics Letters, 29 (7). pp. 772-774. ISSN 0146-9592.

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We report on a holographic probing technique that allows for measurement of free-electron distribution with fine spatial detail. Plasma is generated by focusing a femtosecond pulse in air. We also demonstrate the capability of the holographic technique of capturing the time evolution of the plasma-generation process.

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Additional Information:© 2004 Optical Society of America Received October 6, 2003 This work was supported by the Engineering Research Centers Program of the National Science Foundation under award EEC-9402726.
Subject Keywords:Holography; Multiplex holography; Laser-induced breakdown; Pulse propagation and solitons; Ultrafast nonlinear optics; Femtosecond phenomena
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