A theoretical analysis of the propagation of short light pulses in a dispersive medium is presented. By using the full power series expansion of the dispersive phase, a representation of the propagation radiation as a sum of so called "temporal modes" is obtained. It is shown that the spectral properties of different temporal modes may be used to control the pulse temporal profile. © 1988.
Christov, I. P. (1988). “Temporal modes” representation of propagating light pulses. Optics Communications, 69(2), 101–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/0030-4018(88)90291-X