Abstract

We consider the propagation of powerful laser radiation in an anisotropic medium with natural birefringence and cubic nonlinearity. By the example of a quarter-wave plate, we show theoretically and experimentally that, under the simultaneous influence of linear birefringence and nonlinearity, the accuracy of polarization transformation decreases in proportion to squared В-integral.

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2008 (1)

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (2)

D.-H. Kwon, K. Lee, S. H. Park, and Y. U. Jeong, “The effect of the transparency of an overdense plasma on proton beam generation by an intense ultra-short laser pulse,” J. Korean Phys. Soc.49, 347–353 (2006).

A. Macchi, “A femtosecond neutron source,” Appl. Phys. B82(3), 337–340 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

S. V. Bulanov and V. S. Khoroshkov, “Feasibility of using laser ion accelerators in proton therapy,” Plasma Phys. Rep.28(5), 453–456 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (3)

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

B. Shen and Zh. Xu, “Transparency of an overdense plasma layer,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys.64(5), 056406–056412 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. A. Babin, A. M. Kiselev, A. M. Sergeev, and A. N. Stepanov, “Terawatt femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser system,” Quantum Electron.31(7), 623–626 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1982 (1)

S. N. Vlasov, V. I. Kryzhanovskiĭ, and V. E. Yashin, “Use of circularly polarized optical beams to suppress selffocusing instability in a nonlinear cubic medium with repeaters,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron.12(1), 7–10 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1977 (1)

D. Auric and A. Labadens, “On the use of circulary polarized beam to reduce the self-focusing effect in a glass rod amplifier,” Opt. Commun.21(2), 241–242 (1977).
[CrossRef]

1970 (1)

A. L. Berkhoer and V. E. Zakharov, “Self excitation of waves with different polarizations in nonlinear media,” Sov. Phys. JETP31, 903–911 (1970).

1966 (1)

Y. B. Zel'dovich and Y. P. Raizer, “Self-focusing of light. Role of Kerr effect and striction,” JETP Lett.3, 86–89 (1966).

1964 (1)

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, and C. M. Savage, “Intensity-dependent changes in the refractive index of liquids,” Phys. Rev. Lett.12(18), 507–509 (1964).
[CrossRef]

Auric, D.

D. Auric and A. Labadens, “On the use of circulary polarized beam to reduce the self-focusing effect in a glass rod amplifier,” Opt. Commun.21(2), 241–242 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Babin, A. A.

A. A. Babin, A. M. Kiselev, A. M. Sergeev, and A. N. Stepanov, “Terawatt femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser system,” Quantum Electron.31(7), 623–626 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Berkhoer, A. L.

A. L. Berkhoer and V. E. Zakharov, “Self excitation of waves with different polarizations in nonlinear media,” Sov. Phys. JETP31, 903–911 (1970).

Borghesi, M.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Brown, C.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Bulanov, S. V.

S. V. Bulanov and V. S. Khoroshkov, “Feasibility of using laser ion accelerators in proton therapy,” Plasma Phys. Rep.28(5), 453–456 (2002).
[CrossRef]

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Campbell, D. H.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Campbell, E. M.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, J. E.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cowan, T. E.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fang, J. X.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fountain, W.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Galimberti, M.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Gizzi, L. A.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Guo, Z. Y.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Haines, M. G.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Hatchett, S. P.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Jeong, Y. U.

D.-H. Kwon, K. Lee, S. H. Park, and Y. U. Jeong, “The effect of the transparency of an overdense plasma on proton beam generation by an intense ultra-short laser pulse,” J. Korean Phys. Soc.49, 347–353 (2006).

Johnson, J.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Key, M. H.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Khazanov, E. A.

Khoroshkov, V. S.

S. V. Bulanov and V. S. Khoroshkov, “Feasibility of using laser ion accelerators in proton therapy,” Plasma Phys. Rep.28(5), 453–456 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kiselev, A. M.

A. A. Babin, A. M. Kiselev, A. M. Sergeev, and A. N. Stepanov, “Terawatt femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser system,” Quantum Electron.31(7), 623–626 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kryzhanovskii, V. I.

S. N. Vlasov, V. I. Kryzhanovskiĭ, and V. E. Yashin, “Use of circularly polarized optical beams to suppress selffocusing instability in a nonlinear cubic medium with repeaters,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron.12(1), 7–10 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Kuzmina, M. S.

Kwon, D.-H.

D.-H. Kwon, K. Lee, S. H. Park, and Y. U. Jeong, “The effect of the transparency of an overdense plasma on proton beam generation by an intense ultra-short laser pulse,” J. Korean Phys. Soc.49, 347–353 (2006).

Labadens, A.

D. Auric and A. Labadens, “On the use of circulary polarized beam to reduce the self-focusing effect in a glass rod amplifier,” Opt. Commun.21(2), 241–242 (1977).
[CrossRef]

Lee, K.

D.-H. Kwon, K. Lee, S. H. Park, and Y. U. Jeong, “The effect of the transparency of an overdense plasma on proton beam generation by an intense ultra-short laser pulse,” J. Korean Phys. Soc.49, 347–353 (2006).

Lin, C.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Liu, B. C.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lu, Y. R.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Macchi, A.

A. Macchi, “A femtosecond neutron source,” Appl. Phys. B82(3), 337–340 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Mackinnon, A. J.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Maker, P. D.

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, and C. M. Savage, “Intensity-dependent changes in the refractive index of liquids,” Phys. Rev. Lett.12(18), 507–509 (1964).
[CrossRef]

Martyanov, M. A.

Park, S. H.

D.-H. Kwon, K. Lee, S. H. Park, and Y. U. Jeong, “The effect of the transparency of an overdense plasma on proton beam generation by an intense ultra-short laser pulse,” J. Korean Phys. Soc.49, 347–353 (2006).

Patel, P.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Pegoraro, F.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pennington, D. M.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Perry, M. D.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Poteomkin, A. K.

Powell, H.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Raizer, Y. P.

Y. B. Zel'dovich and Y. P. Raizer, “Self-focusing of light. Role of Kerr effect and striction,” JETP Lett.3, 86–89 (1966).

Roth, M.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ruhl, H.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Savage, C. M.

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, and C. M. Savage, “Intensity-dependent changes in the refractive index of liquids,” Phys. Rev. Lett.12(18), 507–509 (1964).
[CrossRef]

Schiavi, A.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Sergeev, A. M.

A. A. Babin, A. M. Kiselev, A. M. Sergeev, and A. N. Stepanov, “Terawatt femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser system,” Quantum Electron.31(7), 623–626 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Shaykin, A. A.

Shen, B.

B. Shen and Zh. Xu, “Transparency of an overdense plasma layer,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys.64(5), 056406–056412 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sheng, Z. M.

X. Q. Yan, C. Lin, Z. M. Sheng, Z. Y. Guo, B. C. Liu, Y. R. Lu, J. X. Fang, and J. E. Chen, “Generating high-current monoenergetic proton beams by a circularly polarized laser pulse in the phase-stable acceleration regime,” Phys. Rev. Lett.100(13), 135003 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Snavely, R. A.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Stepanov, A. N.

A. A. Babin, A. M. Kiselev, A. M. Sergeev, and A. N. Stepanov, “Terawatt femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser system,” Quantum Electron.31(7), 623–626 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Terhune, R. W.

P. D. Maker, R. W. Terhune, and C. M. Savage, “Intensity-dependent changes in the refractive index of liquids,” Phys. Rev. Lett.12(18), 507–509 (1964).
[CrossRef]

Vlasov, S. N.

S. N. Vlasov, V. I. Kryzhanovskiĭ, and V. E. Yashin, “Use of circularly polarized optical beams to suppress selffocusing instability in a nonlinear cubic medium with repeaters,” Sov. J. Quantum Electron.12(1), 7–10 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Wilks, S. C.

M. Roth, T. E. Cowan, M. H. Key, S. P. Hatchett, C. Brown, W. Fountain, J. Johnson, D. M. Pennington, R. A. Snavely, S. C. Wilks, K. Yasuike, H. Ruhl, F. Pegoraro, S. V. Bulanov, E. M. Campbell, M. D. Perry, and H. Powell, “Fast ignition by intense laser-accelerated proton beams,” Phys. Rev. Lett.86(3), 436–439 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Willi, O.

M. Borghesi, A. Schiavi, D. H. Campbell, M. G. Haines, O. Willi, A. J. Mackinnon, P. Patel, M. Galimberti, and L. A. Gizzi, “Proton imaging detection of transient electromagnetic fields in laser-plasma interactions,” Rev. Sci. Instrum.74(3), 1688–1694 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Xu, Zh.

B. Shen and Zh. Xu, “Transparency of an overdense plasma layer,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys.64(5), 056406–056412 (2001).
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