Plasma-mirror-cleaned high-contrast few-cycle relativistic-intensity light pulses

Yulia Mikhaylova, Laszlo Veisz, Antonin Borot, Karl Schmid, Christopher M.S. Sears, Daniel Herrmann, Raphael Tautz, Alexander Buck, Rainer Hoerlein, Patrick Heissler, George D. Tsakiris, Ferenc Krausz

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Abstract

A plasma mirror is shown to enhance the intensity contrast of 8fs multiterawatt light pulses by 2.5 orders of magnitude, while keeping the pulse duration unchanged. High reflectivity and improved near-field beam quality are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

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Beam quality
luminous intensity
near fields
pulse duration
Mirrors
mirrors
reflectance
Plasmas
cycles
pulses

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Mikhaylova, Y., Veisz, L., Borot, A., Schmid, K., Sears, C. M. S., Herrmann, D., ... Krausz, F. (2010). Plasma-mirror-cleaned high-contrast few-cycle relativistic-intensity light pulses. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500689] (Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010).
Mikhaylova, Yulia ; Veisz, Laszlo ; Borot, Antonin ; Schmid, Karl ; Sears, Christopher M.S. ; Herrmann, Daniel ; Tautz, Raphael ; Buck, Alexander ; Hoerlein, Rainer ; Heissler, Patrick ; Tsakiris, George D. ; Krausz, Ferenc. / Plasma-mirror-cleaned high-contrast few-cycle relativistic-intensity light pulses. Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010. (Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010).
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Plasma-mirror-cleaned high-contrast few-cycle relativistic-intensity light pulses. / Mikhaylova, Yulia; Veisz, Laszlo; Borot, Antonin; Schmid, Karl; Sears, Christopher M.S.; Herrmann, Daniel; Tautz, Raphael; Buck, Alexander; Hoerlein, Rainer; Heissler, Patrick; Tsakiris, George D.; Krausz, Ferenc.

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Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Mikhaylova Y, Veisz L, Borot A, Schmid K, Sears CMS, Herrmann D et al. Plasma-mirror-cleaned high-contrast few-cycle relativistic-intensity light pulses. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. 2010. 5500689. (Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010).