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Nonlinear Optics
Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States United States
July 21-26, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-977-0
Poster Session (NW4A)

Few-Cycle Optical Solitons in Nonlinear Media: Spatiotemporal Collapse vs Bullet Cast

Igor V. Melnikov, Hervé Leblond, and Dumitru Mihalache  »View Author Affiliations


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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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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

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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