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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1090–1092

Paraxial envelope X waves

Miguel A. Porras, Stefano Trillo, Claudio Conti, and Paolo Di Trapani  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 13, pp. 1090-1092 (2003)

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Localized, stationary, X-type solutions of the paraxial wave equation are described. Unlike conventional X waves, these are luminal, envelope X waves sustained by a material medium because of the interplay of dispersion and diffraction.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

Miguel A. Porras, Stefano Trillo, Claudio Conti, and Paolo Di Trapani, "Paraxial envelope X waves," Opt. Lett. 28, 1090-1092 (2003)

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