We study theoretically properties of optical beams and spatial solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media. We demonstrate variety of nonlocality-mediated effects including stabilization of vortex beams and long-range attraction of dark solitons.
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W. Z. Krolikowski, N. I. Nikolov, O. Bang, D. Neshev, J. Wyller, J. Rasmussen, and D. Edmundson, "Optical beams and spatial solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper ITuH3.
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