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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1994
  • pp: 966–968

Propagation-induced adiabatic following in a semiconductor amplifier

R. Indik, A. Knorr, R. Binder, J. V. Moloney, and S. W. Koch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 966-968 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000966


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Abstract

A propagation-induced transition from linear amplification into an adiabatic following regime is predicted for femtosecond pulses in an inverted semiconductor medium. This process is accompanied by considerable pulse shortening.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: February 4, 1994
Published: July 1, 1994

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R. Indik, A. Knorr, R. Binder, J. V. Moloney, and S. W. Koch, "Propagation-induced adiabatic following in a semiconductor amplifier," Opt. Lett. 19, 966-968 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-13-966


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