A Systemized View of Superluminal Wave Propagation

  title={A Systemized View of Superluminal Wave Propagation},
  author={Withawat Withayachumnankul and Bernd M. Fischer and Bradley Ferguson and Bruce R. Davis and Derek Abbott},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
This paper reviews earlier studies on superluminal wave propagation in anomalously dispersive media that have been carried out in the electronic, microwave, and optical regimes. Those studies are relevant to observation of modulated Gaussian pulses transmitted through various media at speeds apparently faster than c without distortion. This paper also presents the condition for superluminal propagation that is established based on the magnitude-phase relation of a causal and minimum-phase… 
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