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

Miguel A. Preciado, Kate Sugden

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4970-4972
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume37
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012

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  • Prizes

    Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship within the 7th European Community Framework Programme.

    Miguel Preciado (Recipient), 1 Sep 2011

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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