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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2004
  • pp: 394–396

Energy spectrum of a nonstationary ensemble of pulses

S. A. Ponomarenko, G. P. Agrawal, and E. Wolf  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 394-396 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.000394


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Abstract

We introduce a new definition of the energy spectrum of a nonstationary ensemble of pulses that reduces to the usual ones in the limit of statistically stationary ensembles of signals and of fully temporarily coherent ensembles.

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OCIS Codes
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6170) Spectroscopy : Spectra
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses

Citation
S. A. Ponomarenko, G. P. Agrawal, and E. Wolf, "Energy spectrum of a nonstationary ensemble of pulses," Opt. Lett. 29, 394-396 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-4-394


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