Temporal similarity for optical short pulses


  • Jorge Ojeda-Castaneda University of Guanajuato, Mexico
  • C. M. Gómez-Sarabia University of Guanajuato, Mexico




We define a temporal similarity function for assessing the temporal evolution of short pulses in dispersion media. For first-order dispersion media the temporal similarity function has a simple close expression. We use the sampled values of the temporal similarity function as coefficients, for expressing the output complex amplitude envelope as a finite linear superposition of the input complex amplitude envelope.

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Author Biography

Jorge Ojeda-Castaneda, University of Guanajuato, Mexico

Electronics Department, Professor




How to Cite

J. Ojeda-Castaneda and C. M. Gómez-Sarabia, “Temporal similarity for optical short pulses”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 2, no. 4, pp. pp. 165–167, Dec. 2010.