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Opt Express. 2010 Dec 6;18(25):25482-93. doi: 10.1364/OE.18.025482.

On the propagation of truncated localized waves in dispersive silica.

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  • 1Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, 4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia. mohamed.salem02@kaust.edu.sa

Abstract

Propagation characteristics of truncated Localized Waves propagating in dispersive silica and free space are numerically analyzed. It is shown that those characteristics are affected by the changes in the relation between the transverse spatial spectral components and the wave vector. Numerical experiments demonstrate that as the non-linearity of this relation gets stronger, the pulses propagating in silica become more immune to decay and distortion whereas the pulses propagating in free-space suffer from early decay and distortion.

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