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