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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2003
  • pp: 1328–1337

Properties of quadratic multi-soliton generation near phase-match in periodically poled potassium titanyl phosphate

Sergey Polyakov, Ladislav Jankovic, Hongki Kim, George Stegeman, Silvia Carrasco, Lluis Torner, and Mordechai Katz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 11, pp. 1328-1337 (2003)

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The properties of the multi-quadratic-soliton generation process have been investigated both theoretically and experimentally near and on phase-match in non-critically-phase-matched, periodically poled, potassium titanyl phosphate (PPKTP). It was found that multi-soliton generation occurs primarily due to asymmetry in the input beam and at phase-matching. The number of solitons generated depended on the input intensity in a non-trivial way.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Original Manuscript: April 18, 2003
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2003
Published: June 2, 2003

Sergey Polyakov, Ladislav Jankovic, Hongki Kim, George Stegeman, Silvia Carrasco, Lluis Torner, and Mordechai Katz, "Properties of quadratic multi-soliton generation near phase-match in periodically poled potassium titanyl phosphate," Opt. Express 11, 1328-1337 (2003)

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