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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 6 — Mar. 19, 2007
  • pp: 2803–2809

About the Gaussian-Schell pulse train spectrum

B. Lacaze  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 2803-2809 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.002803


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Abstract

The Gaussian-Schell (G-S) pulse model describes variations in Gaussian shaped light pulses. Recent studies proposed random functions fitted to G-S pulses in a non-stationary context. More specifically, this paper provides a cyclo-stationary model. The associated power spectrum is derived. A correlation between pulses is shown to remove the power spectrum Gaussian character.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 3, 2007
Published: March 19, 2007

Citation
B. Lacaze, "About the Gaussian-Schell pulse train spectrum," Opt. Express 15, 2803-2809 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-6-2803


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