Spatiotemporal Imaging, Spatiotemporal Pulse Shaping, and Spatiotemporal Coherent Control

  • Richard M. Koehl
  • Timothy F. Crimmins
  • Ciaran J. Brennan
  • Keith A. Nelson
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)

Abstract

Anharmonic phonon-polaritons are driven in polar crystals and their propagation is imaged spatially. Spatially and temporally shaped waveforms are used to control their behavior.

Keywords

Lithium Soliton Timothy 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard M. Koehl
    • 1
  • Timothy F. Crimmins
    • 1
  • Ciaran J. Brennan
    • 1
  • Keith A. Nelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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