6. Ultrafast Nonlinear Optics: Third Order

  1. Andrew M. Weiner

Published Online: 28 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch6

Ultrafast Optics

Ultrafast Optics

How to Cite

Weiner, A. M. (2009) Ultrafast Nonlinear Optics: Third Order, in Ultrafast Optics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470473467.ch6

Author Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Glenn Boreman

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Central Florida, CREOL & FPCE, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471415398

Online ISBN: 9780470473467



  • ultrafast nonlinear optics - third order;
  • applications in ultrafast science and technology - including spectrally resolved ultrafast spectroscopy;
  • nonlinear refractive index media


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Propagation Equation for Nonlinear Refractive Index Media

  • The Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation

  • Self-Phase Modulation

  • Pulse Compression

  • Modulational Instability

  • Solitons

  • Higher-Order Propagation Effects

  • Continuum Generation

  • Problems