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An Improved Nonlinear Optical Pulse Propagation Equation

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Author(s)

M Trippenbach, W Wasilewski, P Kruk, Garnett W. Bryant, G Fibich, Y B. Band

Abstract

A new equation for self-focusing of extremely focused short-duration intense pulses is derived. This method can yield results to all orders of diffraction and dispersion with nonlinearity present, including the self-consistent derivation of nonlinear derivative coupling terms. It generalizes both the previous formulation of linear optical pulse propagation to the nonlinear propagation regime, and the cw nonlinear regime to the pulsed regime by including temporal characteristics of the pulse.
Citation
Optics Communications
Volume
210
Issue
No. 3-6

Keywords

nonlinear optics, pulse propagation, self-focusing

Citation

Trippenbach, M. , Wasilewski, W. , Kruk, P. , Bryant, G. , Fibich, G. and Band, Y. (2002), An Improved Nonlinear Optical Pulse Propagation Equation, Optics Communications (Accessed May 30, 2024)

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Created August 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021