We exploit cross-phase modulation by a strong driving pulse onto a weaker probe pulse at a different wavelength to induce the formation of an X wave possessing the typical nondispersive and nondiffractive propagation properties.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2008
Published: December 12, 2008
A. Averchi, D. Faccio, E. Rubino, H. Valtna Lukner, P. Panagiotopoulos, P. A. Loukakos, S. Tzortzakis, A. Couairon, and P. Di Trapani, "Linear X-wave generation by means of cross-phase modulation in Kerr media," Opt. Lett. 33, 3028-3030 (2008)