Dispersion of short pulses: Guigay matrix


  • Jorge Ojeda Castaneda University of Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Cristina Margarita Gomez-Sarabia University of Guanajuato




By employing Guigay coefficients, one can describe in an elegant and useful manner the Fresnel diffraction patterns of a periodic structure. Here, we relate Guigay formulation with the classical Fourier series treatment of first order dispersion. Then, we propose the use of a remarkably simple matrix for describing first order dispersion.

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Author Biographies

Jorge Ojeda Castaneda, University of Guanajuato, Mexico

Electronics Department, Professor

Cristina Margarita Gomez-Sarabia, University of Guanajuato

Digital Arts

Associate Professor




How to Cite

J. Ojeda Castaneda and C. M. Gomez-Sarabia, “Dispersion of short pulses: Guigay matrix”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 7, no. 1, pp. pp. 17–19, Apr. 2015.