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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2314–2320

Propagation of optical spatial solitons in finite-size media: interplay between nonlocality and boundary conditions

Alessandro Alberucci and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 9, pp. 2314-2320 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.002314


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Abstract

We study the propagation of spatial solitons close to the lateral boundaries of self-focusing nonlocal media. Using the Green function approach, we investigate the soliton induced index distribution and resulting trajectories in four cases of physical relevance.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 17, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2007
Published: August 22, 2007

Citation
Alessandro Alberucci and Gaetano Assanto, "Propagation of optical spatial solitons in finite-size media: interplay between nonlocality and boundary conditions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2314-2320 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-9-2314


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