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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 674–679

Modulational instability and beam propagation in photorefractive polymer

C. P. Jisha, V. C. Kuriakose, and K. Porsezian  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 674-679 (2008)

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We study modulational instability and beam propagation through a photorefractive polymer in the presence of absorption losses. The one-dimensional beam propagation through the nonlinear medium is studied using variational and numerical methods. Stable soliton propagation is observed both analytically and numerically.

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(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

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Original Manuscript: November 30, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 5, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 5, 2008
Published: March 31, 2008

C. P. Jisha, V. C. Kuriakose, and K. Porsezian, "Modulational instability and beam propagation in photorefractive polymer," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 674-679 (2008)

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