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Probing the dynamics of plasma mirrors on the attosecond time scale

  • C. Thaury
  • F. QuéréeEmail author
  • H. George
  • R. A. Loch
  • J-P. Geindre
  • P. Monot
  • Ph. Martin
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 92)

Abstract

We demonstrate that the generation of high-order harmonics (HHG) of a laser on plasma mirrors preserves the coherence of the laser. We then exploit this coherence to study the dynamics of the plasma electrons.

Keywords

Laser Intensity Ultrashort Laser Pulse Physical Review Letter Attosecond Pulse Mutual Coherence 
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References

  1. C. Thaury et al., in Nature Physics 3, 424-429, 2007.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Thaury
    • 1
  • F. Quérée
    • 1
    Email author
  • H. George
    • 1
  • R. A. Loch
    • 2
  • J-P. Geindre
    • 3
  • P. Monot
    • 1
  • Ph. Martin
    • 1
  1. 1.CEA IRAMISService des Photons Atomes et MoléculesGif-sur-YvetteFrance
  2. 2.Laser Physics and Nonlinear Optics Group, Faculty of Science and Technology, MESA+ Institute for NanotechnologyUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Laboratoire pour l’Utilisation des Lasers Intenses, CNRSEcole PolytechniquePalaiseauFrance

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