Nonlinear optics in the relativistic regime

D. Umstadter, S. Y. Chen, A. Maksimchuk, G. Mourou, R. Wagner

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Abstract

Novel nonlinear optical effects, such as wake-field generation and relativistic self-focusing, are observed when a terawatt laser is focused to an intensity approaching 1019 W/cm2 into a gas jet.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)98-99
Number of pages2
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Volume62
DOIs
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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