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Title: Enhancement of temporal contrast of high-power laser pulses in an anisotropic medium with cubic nonlinearity

Abstract

We consider the methods for enhancing the temporal contrast of super-high-power laser pulses, based on the conversion of radiation polarisation in a medium with cubic nonlinearity. For a medium with weak birefringence and isotropic nonlinearity, we propose a new scheme to enhance the temporal contrast. For a medium with anisotropic nonlinearity, the efficiency of the temporal contrast optimisation is shown to depend not only on the spatial orientation of the crystal and B-integral, but also on the type of the crystal lattice symmetry. (extreme light fields and their applications)

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Institute of Applied Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22551251
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Quantum Electronics (Woodbury, N.Y.)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 45; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1063-7818
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ANISOTROPY; BIREFRINGENCE; CRYSTAL LATTICES; GRAIN ORIENTATION; LASERS; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; OPTIMIZATION; POLARIZATION; PULSES

Citation Formats

Kuz'mina, M S, and Khazanov, E A. Enhancement of temporal contrast of high-power laser pulses in an anisotropic medium with cubic nonlinearity. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1070/QE2015V045N05ABEH015763.
Kuz'mina, M S, & Khazanov, E A. Enhancement of temporal contrast of high-power laser pulses in an anisotropic medium with cubic nonlinearity. United States. doi:10.1070/QE2015V045N05ABEH015763.
Kuz'mina, M S, and Khazanov, E A. Sun . "Enhancement of temporal contrast of high-power laser pulses in an anisotropic medium with cubic nonlinearity". United States. doi:10.1070/QE2015V045N05ABEH015763.
@article{osti_22551251,
title = {Enhancement of temporal contrast of high-power laser pulses in an anisotropic medium with cubic nonlinearity},
author = {Kuz'mina, M S and Khazanov, E A},
abstractNote = {We consider the methods for enhancing the temporal contrast of super-high-power laser pulses, based on the conversion of radiation polarisation in a medium with cubic nonlinearity. For a medium with weak birefringence and isotropic nonlinearity, we propose a new scheme to enhance the temporal contrast. For a medium with anisotropic nonlinearity, the efficiency of the temporal contrast optimisation is shown to depend not only on the spatial orientation of the crystal and B-integral, but also on the type of the crystal lattice symmetry. (extreme light fields and their applications)},
doi = {10.1070/QE2015V045N05ABEH015763},
journal = {Quantum Electronics (Woodbury, N.Y.)},
issn = {1063-7818},
number = 5,
volume = 45,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}