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Frontiers in Optics
Orlando, Florida United States
October 6-10, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-987-9
Joint Poster Session II (JW3A)

Thresholdless Crescent Waves in an Elliptical Ring

YuanYao Lin, Kuan-Hsien Kuo, and Ray-Kuang Lee  »View Author Affiliations


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By introducing symmetry-breaking geometry, we reveal the existence of thresholdless crescent waves, i.e., nonlinear surface modes pinged to the boundary of a curvature, in an elliptical ring and illustrates its formation through curvilinear transformation.

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OCIS Codes
(240.4350) Optics at surfaces : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

Y. Lin, K. Kuo, and R. Lee, "Thresholdless Crescent Waves in an Elliptical Ring," in Frontiers in Optics 2013, I. Kang, D. Reitze, N. Alic, and D. Hagan, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper JW3A.8.

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