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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3532–3534

X-wave bullets with negative group velocity in vacuum

Carlos J. Zapata-Rodríguez and Miguel A. Porras  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 23, pp. 3532-3534 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003532


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Abstract

Propagation-invariant, X waves with negative group velocity are reported. Beam aperturing allows for a comprehensive analysis concerning the causality of the optical signal and forerunner formation.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(250.5530) Optoelectronics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 27, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 12, 2006
Published: November 9, 2006

Citation
Carlos J. Zapata-Rodríguez and Miguel A. Porras, "X-wave bullets with negative group velocity in vacuum," Opt. Lett. 31, 3532-3534 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-23-3532


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