The aim of this letter is to demonstrate that complete removal of spectral aliasing occurring due to finite numerical bandwidth used in the split-step Fourier simulations of nonlinear interactions of optical waves can be achieved by enlarging each dimension of the spectral domain by a factor (n+1)/2, where n is the number of interacting waves. Alternatively, when using low-pass filtering for dealiasing this amounts to the need for filtering a 2/(n+1) fraction of each spectral dimension.
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- discrete Fourier transforms
- numerical analysis
- Fourier transform optics