Filamentation as a diagnostic to measure molecular alignment

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

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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 publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557529879
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Oct 6 2013Oct 10 2013


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    McKee, E., Lim, K., Durand, M., Sesha Shankar, R., Baudelet, M., Seideman, T., & Richardson, M. (2013). Filamentation as a diagnostic to measure molecular alignment. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2013 Optical Society of America.