Vol. 32, issue 04, article # 5

Lubenko D.M., Prokop'ev V.E., Alekseev S.V., Ivanov M.V., Losev V.F. Control of THz radiation divergence in laser filament. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2019. V. 32. No. 04. P. 285–288 [in Russian].
Copy the reference to clipboard
Abstract:

Conditions of THz generation in laser filament from ultrashort pulses under aberrations in one- and two-color optical scheme are observed. Possibilities of controlling THz radiation pattern by electric field and aberrations in focusing beam are discussed.

Keywords:

ultrashort laser pulses, THz radiation, filamentation, laser plasma, optical schematics for THz generation, control of parameters of THz radiation

References:

1.   Zhu B., Chen Y., Deng K., Hu W., Yao Z.S. Terahertz Science and Technology and Applications // Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium Conf. Ser. Beijing. 2009. P. 1166–1170.
   2. Hamster H., Falcone R.W. Proposed Source of Sub-picosecond Far Infrared Radiation // Ultrafast Phenomena VII. Springer Series in Chemical Physics. Berlin: Springer, 1990. V. 53. P. 125–127.
   3. Hamster H., Sullivan A., Gordon S., Falcone R.W. Short-pulse terahertz radiation from high-intensity-laser-produced plasmas // Phys. Rev. E. 1994. V. 49, N 1. P. 671–677.
   4. Tzortzakis S., Méchain G., Patalano G., André Y., Prade B., Franco M., Mysyrowicz A. Coherent subterahertz radiation from femtosecond infrared filaments in air // Opt. Lett. 2002. V. 27, N 21. P. 1944–1946.
   5. Méchain G., Tzortzakis S., Prade B., Franco M., Mysyrowicz A., Leriche B. Calorimetric detection of THz radiation from femtosecond filaments in air // Appl. Phys. B: Lasers Opt. 2003. V. 77, N 8. P. 707–709.
   6. Amico C.D., Houard A., Franco M., Prade B., Mysyrowicz A. Coherent and incoherent radial THz radiation emission from femtosecond filaments in air // Opt. Express. 2007. V. 15, N 23. P. 15274–15279.
   7. Löffler T., Jacob F., Roskos H.G. Generation of terahertz pulses by photoionization of electrically biased air // Appl. Phys. Lett. 2000. V. 77, N 3. P. 453–455.
   8. Löffler T., Roskos H.G. Gas-pressure dependence of terahertz-pulse generation in a laser-generated nitrogen plasma // J. Appl. Phys. 2002. V. 91, N 5. P. 2611–2614.
   9. Houard A., Liu Y., Prade B., Tikhonchuk V.T., Mysyrowicz A. Strong enhancement of terahertz radiation from laser filaments in air by a static electric field // Phys. Rev. Lett. 2008. V. 100, N 25. P. 1–4.
10. Chen Y., Wang T.J., Marceau C., Th́berge F., Châteauneuf M., Dubois J., Kosareva O., Chin S.L. Characterization of terahertz emission from a dc-biased filament in air // Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009. V. 95, N 10. P. 93–96.
11. Wang T.J., Yuan S., Chen Y., Daigle J.F., Marceau C., Th́berge F., Châteauneuf M., Dubois J., Chin S.L. Toward remote high energy terahertz generation // Appl. Phys. Lett. 2010. V. 97, N 11. Р. 111108-1–3.
12. Liu Y., Houard A., Prade B., Mysyrowicz A., Diaw A., Tikhonchuk V.T. Amplification of transition-Cherenkov terahertz radiation of femtosecond filament in air // Appl. Phys. Lett. 2008. V. 93, N 5. P. 2006–2009.
13. Wang T., Marceau C., Yuan S., Chen Y., Wang Q., Th F. External focusing effect on terahertz emission from a two-color femtosecond laser-induced filament in air // Laser Phys. Lett. 2011. V. 61, N 1. P. 57–61.
14. Borodin A.V., Esaulkov M.N., Kuritsyn I.I., Kotelnikov I.A., Shkurinov A.P. On the role of photoionization in generation of terahertz radiation in the plasma of optical breakdown // J. Opt. Soc. Am. B. 2012. V. 29, N 8. P. 1911.
15. You Y.S., Oh T.I., Kim K.Y. Off-axis phase-matched terahertz emission from twocolor laser-induced plasma filaments // Phys. Rev. Lett. 2013. V. 109, N 18. P. 1–5.
16. Blank V., Thomson M.D., Roskos H.G. Spatio-spectral characteristics of ultrabroadband THz emission from two-colour photoexcited gas plasmas and their impact for nonlinear spectroscopy // New J. Phys. 2013. V. 15, N 7. 20 р.
17. Klarskov P., Strikwerda A.C., Iwaszczuk K., Jepsen P.U. Experimental three dimensional beam profiling and modeling of a terahertz beam generated from a two-color air plasma // New J. Phys. 2013. V. 15. 13 р.
18. Kim K.Y., Taylor A.J., Glownia J.H., Rodriguez G. Coherent control of terahertz supercontinuum generation in ultrafast laser – gas interactions // Nat. Photon. 2008. V. 2. P. 605–609.
19. Rodriguez G., Dakovski G.L. Scaling behavior of ultrafast two-color terahertz generation in plasma gas targets: Energy and pressure dependence // Opt. Express. 2010. V. 18, N 14. P. 15130–15143.
20. Thomson M.D., Blank V., Roskos H.G. Terahertz white-light pulses from an air plasma photo-induced by incommensurate two-color optical fields // Opt. Express. 2010. V. 18, N 22. P. 23173–23182.
21. Matsubara E., Nagai M., Ashida M. Ultrabroadband coherent electric field from far infrared to 200 THz using air plasma induced by 10 fs pulses // Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012. V. 101, N 1. P. 011105.
22. Kulipanov G.N., Lisenko A.A., Matvienko G.G., Oshlakov V.K., Kubarev V.V., Chesnokov E.N., Babchenko S.V. Eksperimental'nye issledovaniya vzaimodejstviya teragertsovogo izlucheniya novosibirskogo lazera na svobodnyh elektronah s vodnym aerozolem // Optika atmosf. i okeana. 2014. V. 27, N 12. P. 1070–1073; Kulipanov G.N., Lisenko А.А., Matvienko G.G., Oshlakov V.K., Kubarev V.V., Chesnokov Е.N., Babchenko S.V. Experimental study of the interaction between terahertz radiation from the Novosibirsk free-electron laser and water aerosol // Atmos. Ocean. Opt. 2015. V. 28, N 2. P. 165–168.
23. Ivanov N.G., Losev V.F., Lubenko D.M., Prokop'ev V.E., Sitnik K.A. Forming of supercontinuum in the visible upon filamentation of a femtosecond pulse in the air // Proc. SPIE 10228. Nonlinear Opt. Appl. 2017. V. X. P. 1022809-1–9.
 

Back