Dispersion of short pulses: Guigay matrix

Jorge Ojeda Castaneda, Cristina Margarita Gomez-Sarabia

Abstract


By employing Guigay coefficients, one can describe in an elegant and useful manner the Fresnel diffraction patterns of a periodic structure. Here, we relate Guigay formulation with the classical Fourier series treatment of first order dispersion. Then, we propose the use of a remarkably simple matrix for describing first order dispersion.

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