Spectral Particularities of Femtosecond Optical Pulses Propagating in Dispersive Medium


  • V. S. Ovechko Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • V. P. Myhashko Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv




We have proposed a refined solution of the wave equation for a dispersive medium without restriction on the duration of an optical pulse. We apply a series of elementary wave packages (EWP) to the representation of superwideband signals (fs pulse). We investigate peculiarities of the propagation of waves with low and high frequencies through the one-resonance medium. We show the existence of a “precursor” for fs optical pulses. We propose a formula for the optical signal velocity (OSV). Its value does not exceed the light velocity in vacuum. We have designed a method of adaptation of EWP-pulses to time-domain spectroscopy.


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How to Cite

Ovechko, V. S., & Myhashko, V. P. (2018). Spectral Particularities of Femtosecond Optical Pulses Propagating in Dispersive Medium. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 63(6), 479. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe63.6.479



Optics, atoms and molecules