Polarization instability of femtosecond pulse splitting in normally dispersive self-focusing media

J. Schjødt-Eriksen, J. V. Moloney, E. M. Wright, Q. Feng, P. L. Christiansen

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Abstract

We investigate the propagation of elliptically polarized intense femtosecond pulses through third-order media. Self-focusing and pulse splitting can be controlled by alternation of the polarization state.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-80
Number of pages3
JournalOptics letters
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 2001

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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