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 (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529879
StatePublished - 2013
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Oct 6 2013Oct 10 2013

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


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 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA).