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Equalization of intensity in a train of pulses using passive optical limiting in a thin film
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Paper Abstract

We examine the effects of multiple incident pulses and determine that for closely spaced pulses adjacent pulse interactions lead to pulse coalescence resulting in increased peak energy and greater absorption. Furthermore, trailing pulses reach a reduced transmission level.

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Date Published: 25 October 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5595, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.570870
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Yongwang Gao, CUNY/City College (United States)
Mary J. Potasek, CUNY/City College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5595:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Yasutake Ohishi, Editor(s)

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