Abstract

The optical breakdown thresholds (OBTs) of typical dielectric and semiconductor materials are measured using double 40-fs laser pulses. By measuring the OBTs with different laser energy and different time delays between the two pulses, we found that the total energy of breakdown decrease for silica and increase for silicon with the increase of the first pulse energy.

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2004 (2)

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Qing Liu, Guanghua Cheng, Yishan Wang, Zhao Cheng, Wei Zhao, and Guofu Chen, “Three-dimensional optical storage in fused silica using modulated femtosecond pulses,” Chin. Opt. Lett. 2, 292–294 (2004)

2003 (2)

2002 (3)

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

S. I. Kudryashov and V. I. Emel’yanov, JETP Lett. 94, 94 (2002)

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

2001 (1)

2000 (1)

K. Sokolowski-Tinten and D. von der Linde, “Generation of dense electron-hole plasmas in silicon,” Phys. Rev. B 61, 2643–2650 (2000)
[Crossref]

1999 (1)

Ming Li, Saipriya Menon, John P. Nibarger, and George N. Gibson, “Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Femtosecond Optical Breakdown of Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2394–2397 (1999)
[Crossref]

1998 (2)

Brodeur, Chin. Cf. A Brodeur, and S L Chin, “Band-Gap Dependence of the Ultrafast White-Light Continuum,” Phys.Rev. Lett. 80, 4406–4409(1998)
[Crossref]

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

1997 (1)

E. N. Glezer and E. Mazur, “Ultrafast-laser driven micro-explosions in transparent materials,” App. Phys. Lett. 71, 882–884 (1997)
[Crossref]

1996 (1)

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

1995 (1)

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Baudach, S.

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

Bonse, J.

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

Boyle, M.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Brodeur,

Brodeur, Chin. Cf. A Brodeur, and S L Chin, “Band-Gap Dependence of the Ultrafast White-Light Continuum,” Phys.Rev. Lett. 80, 4406–4409(1998)
[Crossref]

Brodeur, André

Brodeur, Chin. Cf. A

Brodeur, Chin. Cf. A Brodeur, and S L Chin, “Band-Gap Dependence of the Ultrafast White-Light Continuum,” Phys.Rev. Lett. 80, 4406–4409(1998)
[Crossref]

Campbell, E. E. B.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Chen, Guofu

Cheng, Guanghua

Cheng, Y

Cheng, Z.

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Cheng, Zhao

Chin, S L

Brodeur, Chin. Cf. A Brodeur, and S L Chin, “Band-Gap Dependence of the Ultrafast White-Light Continuum,” Phys.Rev. Lett. 80, 4406–4409(1998)
[Crossref]

Chin, S. L.

Chin, S.L.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Emel’yanov, V. I.

S. I. Kudryashov and V. I. Emel’yanov, JETP Lett. 94, 94 (2002)

Feit, M. D.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Förster, E.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

García, José F.

Gibson, George N.

Ming Li, Saipriya Menon, John P. Nibarger, and George N. Gibson, “Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Femtosecond Optical Breakdown of Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2394–2397 (1999)
[Crossref]

Glatzel, U.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Glezer, E. N.

E. N. Glezer and E. Mazur, “Ultrafast-laser driven micro-explosions in transparent materials,” App. Phys. Lett. 71, 882–884 (1997)
[Crossref]

Herman, S.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

Hertel, I. V.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Kautek, W.

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Kawachi, M

Korn, G.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Koubassov, V.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Krausz, F.

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Krüger, J.

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Kudryashov, S. I.

S. I. Kudryashov and V. I. Emel’yanov, JETP Lett. 94, 94 (2002)

Laprise, J.F.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Lenzner, M.

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Li, Ming

Ming Li, Saipriya Menon, John P. Nibarger, and George N. Gibson, “Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Femtosecond Optical Breakdown of Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2394–2397 (1999)
[Crossref]

Liu, Qing

Liu, W.

Masuda, M

Mazur, E.

E. N. Glezer and E. Mazur, “Ultrafast-laser driven micro-explosions in transparent materials,” App. Phys. Lett. 71, 882–884 (1997)
[Crossref]

Mazur, Eric

Menon, Saipriya

Ming Li, Saipriya Menon, John P. Nibarger, and George N. Gibson, “Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Femtosecond Optical Breakdown of Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2394–2397 (1999)
[Crossref]

Midorikawa, K

Mourou, G.

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Müller, B.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Nguyen, N. T.

Nibarger, John P.

Ming Li, Saipriya Menon, John P. Nibarger, and George N. Gibson, “Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Femtosecond Optical Breakdown of Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2394–2397 (1999)
[Crossref]

Perry, M. D.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

Perry, M.D.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Rosenfeld, A.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Rubenchik, A. M.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Saliminia, A.

Sartania, S.

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Sauerbrey, R.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Schaffer, Chris B.

Shihoyama, K

Shore, B. W.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sokolowski-Tinten, K.

K. Sokolowski-Tinten and D. von der Linde, “Generation of dense electron-hole plasmas in silicon,” Phys. Rev. B 61, 2643–2650 (2000)
[Crossref]

Spielmann, Ch.

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Stoian, R.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Stuart, B. C.

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sugioka, K

Théberge, F.

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Thoss, A.

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

Toyoda, K

Valle, R.

von der Linde, D.

K. Sokolowski-Tinten and D. von der Linde, “Generation of dense electron-hole plasmas in silicon,” Phys. Rev. B 61, 2643–2650 (2000)
[Crossref]

Wang, Yishan

Zhao, Wei

App. Phys. Lett. (2)

R. Stoian, M. Boyle, A. Thoss, A. Rosenfeld, G. Korn, I. V. Hertel, and E. E. B. Campbell, “Laser ablation of dielectrics with temporally shaped femtosecond pulses,” App. Phys. Lett. 80, 353–355 (2002)
[Crossref]

E. N. Glezer and E. Mazur, “Ultrafast-laser driven micro-explosions in transparent materials,” App. Phys. Lett. 71, 882–884 (1997)
[Crossref]

Appl. Phys. A (2)

J. Bonse, S. Baudach, J. Krüger, W. Kautek, and M. Lenzner, “Femtosecond laser ablation of silicon-modification thresholds and morphology,” Appl. Phys. A 74, 19–25 (2002)
[Crossref]

V. Koubassov, J.F. Laprise, F. Théberge, E. Förster, R. Sauerbrey, B. Müller, U. Glatzel, and S.L. Chin, “Ultrafast laser-induced melting of glass,” Appl. Phys. A,  79, 499–505 (2004)
[Crossref]

Chin. Opt. Lett. (1)

JETP Lett. (1)

S. I. Kudryashov and V. I. Emel’yanov, JETP Lett. 94, 94 (2002)

Opt. Lett. (3)

Phys. Rev. B (2)

K. Sokolowski-Tinten and D. von der Linde, “Generation of dense electron-hole plasmas in silicon,” Phys. Rev. B 61, 2643–2650 (2000)
[Crossref]

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, S. Herman, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M. D. Perry, “Nanosecond-to-femtosecond laser-induced breakdown in dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. B 53, 1749–1761 (1996)
[Crossref]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (3)

B. C. Stuart, M. D. Feit, A. M. Rubenchik, B. W. Shore, and M.D. Perry, “Laser-Induced Damage in Dielectrics with Nanosecond to Subpicosecond Pulses,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2248–2251 (1995)
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ming Li, Saipriya Menon, John P. Nibarger, and George N. Gibson, “Ultrafast Electron Dynamics in Femtosecond Optical Breakdown of Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2394–2397 (1999)
[Crossref]

M. Lenzner, J. Krüger, S. Sartania, Z. Cheng, Ch. Spielmann, G. Mourou, W. Kautek, and F. Krausz, “Femtosecond Optical Breakdown in Dielectrics,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 4076–4079 (1998)
[Crossref]

Phys.Rev. Lett. (1)

Brodeur, Chin. Cf. A Brodeur, and S L Chin, “Band-Gap Dependence of the Ultrafast White-Light Continuum,” Phys.Rev. Lett. 80, 4406–4409(1998)
[Crossref]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental setup: 1. half wave plate. 2. polarizer. 3. filter

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

The second pulse OBT vs. the time delay between two pulses for silica and silicon. (a) Silica. The fluence of the first pulse is 1.0J/cm2, 1.2J/cm2, 1.4J/cm2, 1.5J/cm2, and 1.6J/cm2, respectively. (b) Silicon. The fluence of the first pulse is 0.06J/cm2, 0.09J/cm2, 0.12J/cm2, 0.14J/cm2, and 0.16J/cm2, respectively.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Total OBT and the second pulse OBT vs. the fluence of the first pulses for fused silica along with their rescaled theoretical fits based on the modified rate equation [Eq. (3)] with α=4±0.6cm2J and σ6=6×108±0.9 cm-3 ps-1cm2TW6, and τ=60 fs. [4] (a) Time delay is 100fs. (b) Time delay is 300 fs.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Total OBT and the second pulse OBT vs. fluence of the first pulses for silicon. (a) Time delay is 150fs. (b) Time delay is 300fs.

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dn ( t ) dt = α I ( t ) n ( t ) + σ k I ( t ) k
I ( z , t ) z = [ α 0 + α fca ( z , t ) + β I ( z , t ) ] I ( z , t )
n ( z , t ) t = [ α 0 + 1 2 β I ( z , t ) ] I ( z , t ) ω
dn ( t ) dt = α I ( t ) n ( t ) + σ k I ( t ) k n ( t ) τ
n ( z , t ) t = [ α 0 + 1 2 β I ( z , t ) ] I ( z , t ) ω n ( z , t ) τ

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