We obtain the shape, phase, and spectral distribution of an ultrafast pulse propagating in a χ(5) medium (six-photon mixing). The calculation is performed in the plane-wave approximation for a dispersionless medium but with self-steepening present.
© 1988 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 22, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: July 1, 1988
Published: October 1, 1988
Jamal T. Manassah and Mustafa A. Mustafa, "Supercontinuum generated by six-photon mixing," Opt. Lett. 13, 862-864 (1988)