Characterization of attosecond pulse trains

B. Carré, Y. Mairesse, P. Agostini, P. Breger, H. Merdji, P. Monchicourt, P. Salières, K. Varjú, P. Johnsson, J. Mauritsson, A. L'Huillier, E. Gustafsson, L. J. Frasinski

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Ultrashort light pulses, as short as 100 as, can be produced from high harmonic generation (HHG) in an atomic gas medium. This major achievement of the last 6 years in high field physics has now been demonstrated in different conditions of medium-field interaction [1].

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUltrafast Optics V
EditorsShuntaro Watanabe, Katsumi Midorikawa
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2007

Publication series

NameSpringer Series in Optical Sciences
ISSN (Print)0342-4111
ISSN (Electronic)1556-1534

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Carré, B., Mairesse, Y., Agostini, P., Breger, P., Merdji, H., Monchicourt, P., Salières, P., Varjú, K., Johnsson, P., Mauritsson, J., L'Huillier, A., Gustafsson, E., & Frasinski, L. J. (2007). Characterization of attosecond pulse trains. In S. Watanabe, & K. Midorikawa (Eds.), Ultrafast Optics V (pp. 45-56). (Springer Series in Optical Sciences; Vol. 132).