Observation of relativistic cross-phase modulation in high intensity laser-plasma interactions

S. Chen, P. Zhang, W. Theobald, N. Saleh, M. Rever, A. Maksimchuk, D. Umstadter

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Abstract

We report a novel nonlinear optical phenomena, relativistic cross-phase modulation between Raman light and a high intensity laser pulse in an underdense plasma. The experimental spectra compared well with calculations from a proposed theoretical model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528136, 9781557528131
StatePublished - 2006
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 21 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/21/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Chen, S., Zhang, P., Theobald, W., Saleh, N., Rever, M., Maksimchuk, A., & Umstadter, D. (2006). Observation of relativistic cross-phase modulation in high intensity laser-plasma interactions. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.