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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1756–1762

Self-deflection suppression of bright spatial solitons in periodically poled photovoltaic photorefractive crystals

H. Cui, B. Z. Zhang, and W. L. She  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 10, pp. 1756-1762 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.25.001756


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Abstract

The propagation behavior of bright spatial solitons in periodically poled photovoltaic (PV) photorefractive (PR) crystals is investigated by considering the diffusion effect. Our analysis indicates that the diffusion effect is modulated by the periodic domain inversion structure (PDIS) of PV PR crystal and therefore can be managed by designing PDIS. By employing numerical integration and perturbation analysis, we find that the self-deflection of the bright soliton beam arising from diffusion effect can be suppressed in PV PR crystals with an appropriate PDIS.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 17, 2008
Published: September 26, 2008

Citation
H. Cui, B. Z. Zhang, and W. L. She, "Self-deflection suppression of bright spatial solitons in periodically poled photovoltaic photorefractive crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1756-1762 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-25-10-1756


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