Effects of nonlinear saturation on self-trapping in planar geometry are examined analytically. The saturation is shown to have a great impact on trapping, giving rise to several interesting features that are absent in the Kerr-law nonlinearity.
© 1991 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 22, 1991
Revised Manuscript: July 29, 1991
Published: December 1, 1991
Yijiang Chen, "Effects of nonlinear saturation on vector spatial solitons," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2466-2469 (1991)