We study experimentally and theoretically the nonlinear interaction between a vortex beam and a soliton lattice. We observe vortex-induced lattice deformation and lattice twisting due to transfer of angular momentum carried by the vortex beam.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5530) Quantum optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
Z. Chen, Y. S. Kivshar, A. Bezryadina, D. Neshev, and A. S. Desyatnikov, "Vortex Interaction with a Two-Dimensional Soliton Lattice," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper QTuL6.
References are not available for this paper.