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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1194–1199

Regulation of photorefractive surface solitons

Xi Yang, Xiangkui Ren, Chenxin Ma, Tianhao Zhang, Jianguo Tian, and Jingjun Xu  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 1194-1199 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.001194


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Abstract

We report on the regulation of a photorefractive (PR) surface soliton theoretically and experimentally. The size and trajectory of a PR surface soliton can be modulated by launch position, applied external electric field, and relative light intensity. This offers a means to manipulate optical beams. A PR surface soliton with a size as small as 3 μm is achieved. Under proper conditions a straightly propagating surface PR surface soliton can be induced.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 12, 2013
Published: April 12, 2013

Citation
Xi Yang, Xiangkui Ren, Chenxin Ma, Tianhao Zhang, Jianguo Tian, and Jingjun Xu, "Regulation of photorefractive surface solitons," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1194-1199 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-5-1194


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