We study pulse compression in quadratic materials and show that group-velocity mismatch creates two nonlocal oscillatory and localized regimes that describe nonstationary and stationary pulse compression. The theory is used to accurately predict the transition.
© 2007 OSA
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression
O. Bang, M. Bache, J. Moses, and F. Wise, "Nonlocal Explanation of Stationary and Nonstationary Regimes in Cascaded Pulse Compression," in Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper TuC5.
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