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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2004
  • pp: 397–404

Polychromatic partially spatially incoherent solitons in a noninstantaneous Kerr nonlinear medium

Hrvoje Buljan, Tal Schwartz, Mordechai Segev, Marin Soljačić, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 397-404 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.21.000397


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Abstract

We analytically and numerically find families of polychromatic partially spatially incoherent solitons in a noninstantaneous Kerr nonlinear medium and analyze their coherence properties. We find that the polychromatic incoherent solitons exist when higher temporal frequency constituents of the light are less spatially coherent than smaller temporal frequency constituents.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

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(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Hrvoje Buljan, Tal Schwartz, Mordechai Segev, Marin Soljačić, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides, "Polychromatic partially spatially incoherent solitons in a noninstantaneous Kerr nonlinear medium," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 397-404 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-21-2-397


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