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Anne L'Huillier

Anne l'Huillier

Professor

Anne L'Huillier

Introduction to macroscopic power scaling principles for high-order harmonic generation

Author

  • C. M. Heyl
  • C. L. Arnold
  • A. Couairon
  • A. L'Huillier

Summary, in English

This tutorial presents an introduction to power scaling concepts for high-order harmonic generation (HHG) and attosecond pulse production. We present an overview of state-of-the-art HHG-based extreme ultraviolet (XUV) sources, followed by a brief introduction to basic principles underlying HHG and a detailed discussion of macroscopic effects and scaling principles. Particular emphasis is put on a general scaling model that allows the invariant scaling of the HHG process both, to μJ-level driving laser pulses and thus to multi-MHz repetition rates as well as to 100 mJ-or even Joule-level laser pulses, allowing new intensity regimes with attosecond XUV pulses.

Department/s

  • Atomic Physics

Publishing year

2017-01-14

Language

English

Publication/Series

Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

Volume

50

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

IOP Publishing

Topic

  • Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics

Keywords

  • attosecond science
  • high-order harmonic generation
  • nonlinear optics
  • phase matching
  • scaleinvariance

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 0953-4075