No, this isn’t one of those age-old unresolvable dilemmas, the kind that frustrated ancient Greek philosophers. True, it’s reminiscent of Zeno’s paradox, which considered how finely one may divide distances, rather than durations of time. And it’s equally confounding. But, in fact, the above dilemma is a recently solved optical measurement problem, which, until a few years ago, badly frustrated modern laser scientists.
KeywordsPulse Intensity Ultrashort Pulse Ultrashort Laser Pulse Short Event Reference Pulse
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