`Superluminal' transmission of light pulses through optically opaque barriers

V. Romero-Rochin, R. P. Duarte-Zamorano, S. Nilsen-Hofseth, R. G. Barrera

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Light pulses passed through optically opaque barriers were investigated for the superluminal transmission characteristics. Electrodynamics considerations were used to analyze superluminal transmission. Frequency components of pulses existed only when barrier presence decreased the density of states of electromagnetic systems. The results were then compared with numerical calculations.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)027601-027601
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2001
Externally publishedYes


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