IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Cerenkov THz emission from femtosecond filamentation in air

2007 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference

Author(s): A. Houard ; C. D'Amico ; M. Franco ; B. Prade ; A. Mysyrowicz ; A. Couairon ; V. Tikhonchuk
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2007
Conference Location: Baltimore, MD, USA, USA
Conference Date: 6 May 2007
Page(s): 1 - 2
ISBN (CD): 978-1-55752-834-6
DOI: 10.1109/QELS.2007.4431619
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We measure a strong forward THz emission from femtosecond filaments in air and we attribute it to a Cerenkov emission from the ionization front moving at superluminal velocity.

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