Accession Number:

AD0726522

Title:

Electrostrictive Self-Trapping of Picosecond Laser Pulse Trains,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PERKIN-ELMER CORP WILTON CONN

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A nanosecond-long train of picosecond laser pulses theoretically can produce self-focusing and trapping by electrostriction, even though the trapping threshold for a single picosecond pulse is very high. The relative roles of electrostriction and various types of Kerr effect in picosecond pulse train trapping should be assessed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE