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Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 152–155 | Cite as

Characteristics of filaments at high-power femtosecond laser radiation propagation in air and water: II. Numerical simulation

  • Yu. E. Geints
  • A. A. Zemlyanov
Nonlinear Optics

Abstract

The results of numerical solution of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation modeling nonstationary self-focusing and filamentation of high-power ultra-short laser radiation in atmospheric air and water are presented. The comparison of the major characteristics of the light and plasma filaments formed in these media is carried out.

Keywords

Free Electron Density Beam Channel Spectral Contour High Power Femtosecond Laser Filum Mentation 
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© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. E. Geints
    • 1
  • A. A. Zemlyanov
    • 1
  1. 1.V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia

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