Filamentation of femtosecond self-bending airy beams

Pavel Polynkin, Miroslav Kolesik, Jerome V. Moloney, Georgios A. Siviloglou, Demetrios N. Christodoulides

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We report experimental observation of laser filaments generated by intense, femtosecond, self-bending Airy beams in air and water. The generated curved filaments act as streak cameras for the forward-emitted broadband conical radiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
StatePublished - 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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