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CLEO: Science and Innovations
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 1-6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-910-7
Filamentation (CThFF)

Self-Accelerating Self-trapped Beams

Ido Kaminer, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


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We present self-accelerating self-trapped beams in self-focusing and self-defocusing Kerr and saturable media. Such beams off-shoot solitons under strong self-focusing while their main lobe continues accelerating, and are stable otherwise.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

I. Kaminer, M. Segev, and D. Christodoulides, "Self-Accelerating Self-trapped Beams," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CThFF5.

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