Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Opt Lett. 2007 Oct 15;32(20):2975-7.

Optimizing quasi-phase matching of high harmonic generation using counterpropagating pulse trains.

Author information

  • 1JILA, University of Colorado, and National Institute of Standards and Technologies, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA. oren.cohen@colorado.edu

Abstract

We formulate a theory of quasi-phase matching of high harmonic generation using weak counterpropagating pulse trains. We predict the optimal laser intensities and pulse shapes for the counterpropagating field and find that the conversion efficiency is better than the efficiency obtained by simply suppressing harmonic emission from out-of-phase regions.

PMID:
17938671
[PubMed]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Optical Society of America
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk