Self-focusing threshold in normally dispersive media

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Abstract

This paper presents the analytical development and numerical simulation of a scaling law for accurately forecasting the self-focusing threshold in normally dispersive media, without any arbitrary factors, which also correlates to the threshold for effects in bulk media, like supercontinuum generation, which are dependent on the intensity. The scaling law also helps understand pulse propagation dynamics such as spectral broadening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)862-864
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume19
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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