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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2001
  • pp: 44–46

Pulse correction to monochromatic light-beam propagation

Miguel A. Porras  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 44-46 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000044


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Abstract

The problem of diffraction of few-cycle light pulses is solved by means of a perturbative technique. The propagated field is expressed as a series of correction terms to the field obtained from diffraction laws for many-cycle pulses. The features previously reported for diffraction of ultrashort pulses are reproduced by first- and second-order corrections.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

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Miguel A. Porras, "Pulse correction to monochromatic light-beam propagation," Opt. Lett. 26, 44-46 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-1-44


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