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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1354–1357

Interactions between spatial screening solitons propagating in opposite directions

Carmel Rotschild, Oren Cohen, Ofer Manela, Tal Carmon, and Mordechai Segev  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 1354-1357 (2004)

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We study experimentally and theoretically collisions between photorefractive spatial solitons propagating in opposite directions and show that each of the interacting solitons significantly affects the self-bending of the other, exhibiting effective attraction for one beam and repulsion for the other.

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(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

Carmel Rotschild, Oren Cohen, Ofer Manela, Tal Carmon, and Mordechai Segev, "Interactions between spatial screening solitons propagating in opposite directions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 1354-1357 (2004)

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