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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1991
  • pp: 2466–2469

Effects of nonlinear saturation on vector spatial solitons

Yijiang Chen  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 8, Issue 12, pp. 2466-2469 (1991)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.8.002466


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Abstract

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

History
Original Manuscript: March 22, 1991
Revised Manuscript: July 29, 1991
Published: December 1, 1991

Citation
Yijiang Chen, "Effects of nonlinear saturation on vector spatial solitons," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 8, 2466-2469 (1991)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-8-12-2466


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