Temporal and spatial compression of near-resonant pulses in a nonlinear defocusing semiconductor

N. C. Nielsen, J. Kuhl, M. Schaarschmidt, J. Förstner, A. Knorr, S. W. Koch, H. Giessen

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Abstract

The coupled spatiotemporal characteristics of subpicosecond pulses propagating in the nonlinear defocusing regime near the band edge of bulk GaAs are investigated experimentally and theoretically. We demonstrate pulse compression both in time and transverse space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)789-790
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume96 A
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: May 17 2004May 19 2004

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  • Engineering(all)

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    Nielsen, N. C., Kuhl, J., Schaarschmidt, M., Förstner, J., Knorr, A., Koch, S. W., & Giessen, H. (2004). Temporal and spatial compression of near-resonant pulses in a nonlinear defocusing semiconductor. OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series, 96 A, 789-790.