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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 4539–4541

Diffraction-free propagation of a focused delta-pulsed beam

V. A. Banakh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 23, pp. 4539-4541 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.004539


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Abstract

The propagation of short broadband pulses in a homogeneous medium is analyzed on the basis of the wave equation and in the parabolic approximation of that equation. It is shown that the diffraction spreading of a focused optical pulsed beam does not occur in the limiting case of a δ pulse.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 15, 2011
Published: November 23, 2011

Citation
V. A. Banakh, "Diffraction-free propagation of a focused delta-pulsed beam," Opt. Lett. 36, 4539-4541 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-23-4539


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