Controlled interactions of femtosecond light filaments in air

B. Shim, S. E. Schrauth, C. J. Hensley, P. Hui, A. D. Slepkov, A. A. Ishaaya, L. T. Vuong, A. L. Gaeta

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We investigate controlled interactions of two long-range filaments in air generated by ultrafast laser pulses. The filaments can display attraction, fusion, and repulsion depending on their relative phase, which is in good agreement with simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 19 Oct 200823 Oct 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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