Filamentation as a diagnostic to measure molecular alignment

Erik McKee, Khan Lim, Magali Durand, Ramakrishna Sesha Shankar, Matthieu Baudelet, Tamar Seideman, Martin Richardson*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The properties of a femtosecond laser filament (the initial collapse distance and plasma length) have been studied in a pre-aligned gas and prove to be an effective diagnostic for molecular alignment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLaser Science, LS 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529879
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
EventLaser Science, LS 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Oct 6 2013Oct 10 2013

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherLaser Science, LS 2013
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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