Pyroelectric surface-wave solitons are formed at the interface between a nonlinear photorefractive medium and a low index medium. Surface-wave soliton arises from light attraction to the surface and trapping by an asymmetric self-focusing index change.
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J. Safioui, E. Fazio, F. Devaux, and M. Chauvet, "Pyroelectric Surface-Wave Soliton," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper NME61.
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