Submitted Paper

Triggering filamentation using turbulenceD. Eeltink, N. Berti, N. Marchiando, S. Hermelin, J. Gateau,M. Brunetti, J.P.Wolf, and J. Kasparian

Turbulence triggers filamentation in a laser beam with a power below the filamenting threshold, by producing transverse perturbations that get amplified by modulation instability. This evidences an effect of transverse MI in the single-filament regime.