Linear-optical solutions to the problem of temporal broadening of ultrashort light pulses propagating in air or in solid optical samples are proposed and tested by computer simulations. A special holographic-element setup is analyzed in detail.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 2, 1996
Published: August 1, 1996
Heiki Sõnajalg and Peeter Saari, "Suppression of temporal spread of ultrashort pulses in dispersive media by Bessel beam generators," Opt. Lett. 21, 1162-1164 (1996)