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Higher-order dispersion in a propagating pulse
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Paper Abstract

Using exact results previously obtained we investigate the spreading of a propagating pulse due to higher order dispersion. An explicit example is considered where the spread and associated quantities are calculated exactly. We also discuss the effects of higher order dispersion on the contraction of pulses. We show that the average frequency of the initial pulse plays a much more important role when higher order terms are included.

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Date Published: 18 December 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4142, Penetrating Radiation Systems and Applications II, (18 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.410553
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Leon Cohen, CUNY/Hunter College (United States)
Bruce W. Suter, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4142:
Penetrating Radiation Systems and Applications II
F. Patrick Doty; H. Bradford Barber; Hans Roehrig; Edward J. Morton, Editor(s)

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