Boyd, Robert W.

Self-focusing: Past and Present

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Table of contents

Part I. Self-focusing in the Past

1. Self-Focusing and Filaments of Light: Past and Present
Y. Ron Shen

2. Notes on Early Self-Focusing Papers
John H. Marburger

3. Optical Self-Focusing: Stationary Beams and Femtosecond Pulses
G. M. Fraiman, A.G. Litvak, V.I. Talanov, S.N. Vlasov

4. Self-Focusing of Optical Beams
R. Y. Chiao, T.K. Gustafson, P.L. Kelley

5. Multi-Focus Structure and Moving Nonlinear Foci: Adequate Models of Self-Focusing of Laser Beams in Nonlinear Media
V. N. Lugovoi†, A. A. Manenkov

6. Small-Scale Self-focusing
Anthony J. Campillo

7. Wave Collapse in Nonlinear Optics
E. A. Kuznetsov

8. Beam Shaping and Suppression of Self-focusing in High-Peak-Power Nd:Glass Laser Systems
Svetlana G. Lukishova, Yury V. Senatsky, Nikolai E. Bykovsky, Alexander S. Scheulin

9. Self-focusing, Conical Emission, and Other Self-action Effects in Atomic Vapors
Petros Zerom, Robert W. Boyd

10. Periodic Filamentation and Supercontinuum Interference
Xiaohui Ni, R. R. Alfano

11. Reprints of Papers from the Past
Michael Hercher

Part II. Self-focusing in the Past

12. Self-focusing and Filamentation of Femtosecond Pulses in Air and Condensed Matter: Simulations and Experiments
A. Couairon, A. Mysyrowicz

13. Self-organized Propagation of Femtosecond Laser Filamentation in Air
Jie Zhang, Zuoqiang Hao, Tingting Xi, Xin Lu, Zhe Zhang, Hui Yang, Zhan Jin, Zhaohua Wang, Zhiyi Wei

14. The Physics of Intense Femtosecond Laser Filamentation
See Leang Chin, Weiwei Liu, Olga G. Kosareva, Valerii P. Kandidov

15. Self-focusing and Filamentation of Powerful Femtosecond Laser Pulses
V.P. Kandidov, A. E. Dormidonov, O.G. Kosareva, S.L. Chin, W. Liu

16. Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Collapsing Ultrashort Laser Pulses
Alexander L. Gaeta

17. Some Modern Aspects of Self-focusing Theory
Gadi Fibich

18. X-Waves in Self-Focusing of Ultra-Short Pulses
Claudio Conti, Paolo Di Trapani, Stefano Trillo

19. On the Role of Conical Waves in Self-focusing and Filamentation of Femtosecond Pulses with Nonlinear Losses
Eugenijus Gaižauskas, Audrius Dubietis, Via?eslav Kudriašov, Valdas Sirutkaitis, Arnaud Couairon, Daniele Faccio, Paolo Di Trapani

20. Self-focusing and Self-defocusing of Femtosecond Pulses with Cascaded Quadratic Nonlinearities
Frank W. Wise, Jeffrey Moses

21. Effective Parameters of High-Power Laser Femtosecond Radiation at Self-focusing in Gas and Aerosol Media
G. G. Matvienko, S.N. Bagaev, A.A. Zemlyanov, Yu.E. Geints, A.M. Kabanov, A.N. Stepanov

22. Diffraction-Induced High-Order Modes of the (2 + 1)D Nonparaxial Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation
Sabino Chávez-Cerda, Marcelo David Iturbe-Castillo, Jandir Miguel Hickmann

23. Self-Focusing and Solitons in Photorefractive Media
E. DelRe, M. Segev

24. Measuring Nonlinear Refraction and Its Dispersion
Eric W. Stryland, David J. Hagan

Keywords: Physics, Laser Technology and Physics, Photonics, Engineering, general, Applied Optics, Optoelectronics, Optical Devices, Quantum Optics, Quantum Electronics, Nonlinear Optics

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Topics in Applied Physics
Page amount
632 pages
Natural Sciences

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