We compare the propagation of pulses based on gaussian analytical functions and on functions with compact support, that present perfectly smooth non analytical points, to clarify the relation between not analytical points and information.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.7420) Other areas of optics : Waves
W. F. Silva, D. R. Solli, A. J. Corcho, D. P. Caetano, and J. M. Hickmann, "Fast Light, Non-Analytical Points and the Speed of Information Using Pulses Described by Functions with Compact Support," in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ME4.
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