We study, theoretically and experimentally, random-phase surface-solitons in instantaneous nonlocal nonlinear media, where the key mechanism for self-trapping is played by the nonlocal nature of the nonlinearity.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.4350) Optics at surfaces : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons
B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, and M. Segev, "Incoherent Surface-Solitons in Effectively-Instantaneous Nonlinear Media," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IME1.
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