Proposal and design of airy-based rocket pulses for invariant propagation in lossy dispersive media


A novel kind of Airy-based pulse with an invariant propagation in lossy dispersive media is proposed. The basic principle is based on an optical energy trade-off between different parts of the pulse caused by the chromatic dispersion, which is used to compensate the attenuation losses of the propagation medium. Although the ideal concept of the proposed pulses implies infinite pulse energy, the numerical simulations show that practical finite energy pulses can be designed to obtain a partially invariant propagation over a finite distance of propagation.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
Publication ISSN: 0146-9592
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2019 12:28
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2012 09:33
Published Date: 2012-12-01
Authors: Preciado, Miguel A.
Sugden, Kate


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