Pulse Self-Compression in Femtosecond Filaments

  • Carsten Brée
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In the current chapter, various theoretical and experimental aspects of pulse self-compression in femtosecond filaments are discussed. The main message of the theoretical part is that filamentary self-compression relies on fundamentally different mechanisms than traditional pulse compression schemes in single-mode-, microstructure-, photonic crystal- and gas filled hollow fibers.


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  1. 1.Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics Leibniz Institute in Forschungsverbund Berlin e. V.Humboldt UniversityBerlinGermany

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