Directional field variables are used to investigate few-cycle pulse problems in nonlinear optics. Combined with Pseudo Spectral Spatial Domain techniques, they provide a powerful tool for studying carrier wave shocking and carrier-envelope phase offset effects.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
S. B. Radnor, P. Kinsler, and G. H. New, "Exploiting Directional Fields in the Few-Cycle Regime," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JSuA25.
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