We demonstrate, experimentally and theoretically, surface-wave solitons occuring at the interface between a dielectric medium (air) and a nonlinear material with high range of nonlocality.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.4350) Optics at surfaces : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
B. Alfassi, C. Rotschild, O. Manela, M. Segev, and D. N. Christodoulides, "Nonlocal Surface-Wave Solitons," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QMB2.
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