Accession Number : AD1036348


Title :   Fundamentals of Filament Interaction


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 Aug 2011,31 Jul 2016


Corporate Author : University of Central Florida Orlando United States


Personal Author(s) : Richardson,Martin ; Baudelet,M ; Seiderman,Tamar


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1036348.pdf


Report Date : 19 May 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 47


Abstract : This report summarizes the progress made over the five year AFOSR/JTO program on Fundamentals of Filament Interaction.This program for the first three years kept fairly strictly to the research plan outlined in the original proposal. To our knowledge this was the first time the HEL JTO had used an MRI to advance the understanding of optical filamentation in air by ultra short laser pulses. Studies of filamentation involvemany aspects and disciplines, and at that time our laboratory, the Laser Plasma Laboratory (LPL) was studying many of them.Schematically, these are shown in the figure adjacent. The focus of this MRI was very specific. Based in on our other studies we focused this MRI program in two very important areas filament interaction with gases, and filament interaction with solids.


Descriptors :   filaments , gases , molecules , laser pulses , optical materials , shock waves , plasma(physics)


Subject Categories : Optics
      Lasers and Masers


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE