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Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 109–116 | Cite as

The Effect of Phase Aberrations on the Position and Length of the Filamentation Domain

  • D. V. ApeksimovEmail author
  • Yu. E. GeintsEmail author
  • A. A. Zemlyanov
  • A. N. Iglakova
  • A. M. Kabanov
  • O. I. Kuchinskaya
  • G. G. Matvienko
  • V. K. Oshlakov
  • A. V. Petrov
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Abstract

The results of experimental and theoretical studies of femtosecond laser pulse filamentation with use of a bimorph deformable mirror are presented. The mirror allows controlling the position of the filamentation domain throughout a model path due to phase distortions of different parts of a laser beam, determining localization of filaments and high-intensity channels in a beam cross section, and forming long (>100 m) high-intensity (1011–1012 W/cm2) weakly diverging plasma-free channels.

Keywords:

femtosecond laser pulse filamentation deformable mirror 

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The work was financially supported by the Russian Science Foundation (agreement no. 18-77-00028).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. Apeksimov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yu. E. Geints
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. A. Zemlyanov
    • 1
  • A. N. Iglakova
    • 1
  • A. M. Kabanov
    • 1
  • O. I. Kuchinskaya
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. G. Matvienko
    • 1
  • V. K. Oshlakov
    • 1
  • A. V. Petrov
    • 1
  1. 1.V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia
  2. 2.Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia

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