The spatiotemporal dynamics of few-cycle optical scalar and vector solitons in nonlinear Kerr media is studied outside the traditional framework of the SVEA. The pulse interactions, collapse threshold, and light bullets are calculated both analytically and numerically.
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I. V. Melnikov, H. Leblond, and D. Mihalache, "Few-Cycle Optical Solitons in Nonlinear Media: Spatiotemporal Collapse vs Bullet Cast," in Nonlinear Optics, B. Boulanger, S. Cundiff, M. Kauranen, and W. Knox, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper NW4A.12.
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