We consider partially coherent plane-wave pulses with non-uniform correlation distributions and study their propagation in linear second-order dispersive media. Particular models for coherence functions are introduced both in time and frequency domains. It is shown that the maximum peak of the pulse energy can be accelerating or decelerating and also self-focusing effects are possible due to coherence-induced propagation effects.
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