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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2001
  • pp: 785–793

Photorefractive polymeric solitons supported by orientationally enhanced birefringent and electro-optic effects

Fang-Wen Sheu and Ming-Feng Shih  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 785-793 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.18.000785


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Abstract

We predict and analyze the formation of photorefractive polymeric solitons, which are supported by both the orientationally enhanced birefringence and the orientationally enhanced electro-optic effects. The formation conditions and characteristics of this new type of optical spatial soliton are discussed.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides

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Fang-Wen Sheu and Ming-Feng Shih, "Photorefractive polymeric solitons supported by orientationally enhanced birefringent and electro-optic effects," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 785-793 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-18-6-785


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