Temporal similarity for optical short pulses

Jorge Ojeda-Castaneda, C. M. Gómez-Sarabia

Abstract


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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