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Study of the Emission Glow of Solids and Anthropogenic Aerosols in the Field of High-Power Femtosecond Laser Radiation during Self-focusing in Air for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere


Results of the complex experimental study of the spectral and temporal characteristics of the emission glow of control samples of several solid-state substances (imitation of topographic targets in the atmosphere) and of solid aerosols (imitation of air pollutants) under the action of femtosecond pulses of a Ti:Sa laser (at a carrier wavelength of 800 nm) and nonlinear optical effects are presented.

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The authors are grateful to A.V. Klimkin, S.S. Golik, and V.V. Lisitsa for useful remarks which allowed us to significantly improve the paper.


The work was performed within the State Assignment for Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences.

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Apeksimov, D.V., Babushkin, P.A., Geinz, Y.E. et al. Study of the Emission Glow of Solids and Anthropogenic Aerosols in the Field of High-Power Femtosecond Laser Radiation during Self-focusing in Air for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere. Atmos Ocean Opt 34, 6–13 (2021).

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  • solid targets
  • aerosol
  • atmosphere
  • femtosecond laser radiation
  • self-focusing
  • spectroscopy
  • remote sensing