Independence of laser-induced damage threshold of glass on pulse duration for the femto-nanosecond region

O. Efimov, S. Juodkazis, S. Matsuo, H. Misawa

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We show that the mechanism of the glass laser-induced damage involves a collective response of the dielectric, rather than the individual generation of electrons, and that modification of medium precedes the plasma formation under fs-pulses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1201-1202
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO); Postconference Digest - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2003 Jun 12003 Jun 6


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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