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Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Section S1. Experimental setup
  • Section S2. Characteristics of the femtosecond laser
  • Section S3. Details of the test model
  • Section S4. Extraction of the change of drag induced by the laser pulse
  • Section S5. Wavefront sensor device to measure the filament induced changes of air density
  • Section S6. Simulations
  • Fig. S1. General view of the experimental setup.
  • Fig. S2. Response of the strain gauge to a femtosecond laser pulse and to a percussion shock from a falling sphere.

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.avi format). Schlieren images showing the time evolution of the laser energy deposition in the Mach 3 flow.
  • Movie S2 (.avi format). Schlieren images showing the time evolution of the laser energy deposition in quiescent air at atmospheric pressure.

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