We investigate both numerically and experimentally the stability of a three-hump multimode vector soliton propagating in a Kerr planar waveguide. Strongly different output intensity patterns caused by symmetry-breaking instability are observed.
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M. Delqué, M. Chauvet, H. Maillotte, and T. Sylvestre, "Numerical and experimental investigations of vector soliton bound-states in a Kerr planar waveguide," in Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, Technical Digest on CD (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuC26.
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