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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 13 — Jun. 30, 2014
  • pp: 16197–16206

Position modulation with random pulses

Min Yao, Olga Korotkova, Chaoliang Ding, and Liuzhan Pan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 13, pp. 16197-16206 (2014)

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A new class of sources generating ensemble of random pulses is introduced based on superposition of the mutual coherence functions of several Multi-Gaussian Schell-model sources that separately are capable of shaping the propagating pulse’s average intensity into flat profiles with adjustable duration and edge sharpness. Under certain conditions that we discuss in detail such superposition allows for production of a pulse ensemble that after a sufficiently long propagation distance in a dispersive medium reshapes its average intensity from an arbitrary initial profile to a train whose parts have flat intensities of different levels and durations and can be either temporarily separated or adjacent.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: May 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 2014
Published: June 23, 2014

Min Yao, Olga Korotkova, Chaoliang Ding, and Liuzhan Pan, "Position modulation with random pulses," Opt. Express 22, 16197-16206 (2014)

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