Abstract

The comment by Macke and Ségard [J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 450–452 (2011)] of our recently published paper [J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 1664–1670 (2010)] is shown here to be primarily due to a misunderstanding of the raison d’être of our paper.

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2011 (1)

2010 (1)

2009 (1)

K. E. Oughstun, Electromagnetic & Optical Pulse Propagation 2: Temporal Pulse Dynamics in Dispersive Attenuative Media (Springer, 2009).

2007 (1)

N. A. Cartwright and K. E. Oughstun, “Uniform asymptotics applied to ultrawideband pulse propagation,” SIAM Rev. 49, 628–648 (2007).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

1994 (1)

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, Electromagnetic Pulse Propagation in Causal Dielectrics (Springer-Verlag, 1994).

1989 (1)

1988 (1)

1977 (1)

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Uniform asymptotic theory of pulse propagation in Lorentz media,” Proceedings of the URSI Symposium on Electromagnetic Wave Theory (Stanford University, 1977), pp. 34–36.

1960 (1)

L. Brillouin, Wave Propagation and Group Velocity (Academic, 1960).

1914 (2)

A. Sommerfeld, “Über die fortpflanzungdes lichtes in disperdierenden medien,” Ann. Phys. 349, 177–202 (1914).
[CrossRef]

L. Brillouin, “Über die fortpflanzungdes licht in disperdierenden medien,” Ann. Phys. 349, 203–240 (1914).
[CrossRef]

Brillouin, L.

L. Brillouin, Wave Propagation and Group Velocity (Academic, 1960).

L. Brillouin, “Über die fortpflanzungdes licht in disperdierenden medien,” Ann. Phys. 349, 203–240 (1914).
[CrossRef]

Cartwright, N. A.

K. E. Oughstun, N. A. Cartwright, D. J. Gauthier, and H. Jeong, “Optical precursors in the singular and weak dispersion limits,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 1664–1670 (2010).
[CrossRef]

N. A. Cartwright and K. E. Oughstun, “Uniform asymptotics applied to ultrawideband pulse propagation,” SIAM Rev. 49, 628–648 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Gauthier, D. J.

Jeong, H.

Macke, B.

Oughstun, K. E.

K. E. Oughstun, N. A. Cartwright, D. J. Gauthier, and H. Jeong, “Optical precursors in the singular and weak dispersion limits,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 1664–1670 (2010).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun, Electromagnetic & Optical Pulse Propagation 2: Temporal Pulse Dynamics in Dispersive Attenuative Media (Springer, 2009).

N. A. Cartwright and K. E. Oughstun, “Uniform asymptotics applied to ultrawideband pulse propagation,” SIAM Rev. 49, 628–648 (2007).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun, “Noninstantaneous, finite rise-time effects on the precursor field formation in linear dispersive pulse propagation,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 12, 1715–1729 (1995).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, Electromagnetic Pulse Propagation in Causal Dielectrics (Springer-Verlag, 1994).

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Uniform asymptotic description of electromagnetic pulse propagation in a linear dispersive medium with absorption (the Lorentz medium),” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 1394–1420 (1989).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Propagation of electromagnetic pulses in a linear dispersive medium with absorption (the Lorentz medium),” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 817–849 (1988).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Uniform asymptotic theory of pulse propagation in Lorentz media,” Proceedings of the URSI Symposium on Electromagnetic Wave Theory (Stanford University, 1977), pp. 34–36.

Ségard, B.

Sherman, G. C.

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, Electromagnetic Pulse Propagation in Causal Dielectrics (Springer-Verlag, 1994).

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Uniform asymptotic description of electromagnetic pulse propagation in a linear dispersive medium with absorption (the Lorentz medium),” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 1394–1420 (1989).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Propagation of electromagnetic pulses in a linear dispersive medium with absorption (the Lorentz medium),” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5, 817–849 (1988).
[CrossRef]

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Uniform asymptotic theory of pulse propagation in Lorentz media,” Proceedings of the URSI Symposium on Electromagnetic Wave Theory (Stanford University, 1977), pp. 34–36.

Sommerfeld, A.

A. Sommerfeld, “Über die fortpflanzungdes lichtes in disperdierenden medien,” Ann. Phys. 349, 177–202 (1914).
[CrossRef]

Ann. Phys. (2)

A. Sommerfeld, “Über die fortpflanzungdes lichtes in disperdierenden medien,” Ann. Phys. 349, 177–202 (1914).
[CrossRef]

L. Brillouin, “Über die fortpflanzungdes licht in disperdierenden medien,” Ann. Phys. 349, 203–240 (1914).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (2)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (3)

SIAM Rev. (1)

N. A. Cartwright and K. E. Oughstun, “Uniform asymptotics applied to ultrawideband pulse propagation,” SIAM Rev. 49, 628–648 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Other (4)

K. E. Oughstun, Electromagnetic & Optical Pulse Propagation 2: Temporal Pulse Dynamics in Dispersive Attenuative Media (Springer, 2009).

L. Brillouin, Wave Propagation and Group Velocity (Academic, 1960).

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, “Uniform asymptotic theory of pulse propagation in Lorentz media,” Proceedings of the URSI Symposium on Electromagnetic Wave Theory (Stanford University, 1977), pp. 34–36.

K. E. Oughstun and G. C. Sherman, Electromagnetic Pulse Propagation in Causal Dielectrics (Springer-Verlag, 1994).

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