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Cross-Phase Modulation: A New Technique For Controlling The Temporal, Spectral And Spatial Properties Of Ultrafast Pulses
Author(s): P. L. Baldeck; D. Ji; P. P. Ho; R. R. Alfano
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Paper Abstract

Cross-phase modulation (XPM) occurs when copropagating ultrafast pulses interact in a nonlinear optical medium. XPM effects are being investigated as a new technique for controlling with femtosecond time response the spectral, temporal and spatial properties of ultrafast pulses. This paper describes theory and measurements of XPM effects bulk glasses, optical fibers and semiconductor ZnSe crystals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1127, Nonlinear Optical Materials II, (22 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961390
Show Author Affiliations
P. L. Baldeck, The City College of New York (United States)
D. Ji, The City College of New York (United States)
P. P. Ho, The City College of New York (United States)
R. R. Alfano, The City College of New York (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1127:
Nonlinear Optical Materials II

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