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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2127–2133

Optical spatial soliton supported by photoisomerization nonlinearity in a polymer with a background beam

Xiao-sheng Wang, Wei-long She, and Wing-kee Lee  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 10, pp. 2127-2133 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.002127


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Abstract

We present detailed theoretical studies of optical spatial solitons (SSs) supported by photoisomerization nonlinearity in a polymer sample. One-dimensional dark and bright SSs and their existence curves are presented. Several combinations of polarizations of the signal and background beams can be used to form the SSs.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 25, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 25, 2006

Citation
Xiao-sheng Wang, Wei-long She, and Wing-kee Lee, "Optical spatial soliton supported by photoisomerization nonlinearity in a polymer with a background beam," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 2127-2133 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-10-2127


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