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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 5 — Mar. 8, 2004
  • pp: 817–822

Vortex solitons in photonic crystal fibers

Albert Ferrando, Mario Zacarés, Pedro Fernández de Córdoba, Daniele Binosi, and Juan A. Monsoriu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 817-822 (2004)

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We demonstrate the existence of vortex soliton solutions in photonic crystal fibers. We analyze the role played by the photonic crystal fiber defect in the generation of optical vortices. An analytical prediction for the angular dependence of the amplitude and phase of the vortex solution based on group theory is also provided. Furthermore, all the analysis is performed in the non-paraxial regime.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: February 4, 2004
Revised Manuscript: February 23, 2004
Published: March 8, 2004

Albert Ferrando, Mario Zacarés, Pedro Fernández de Córdoba, Daniele Binosi, and Juan Monsoriu, "Vortex solitons in photonic crystal fibers," Opt. Express 12, 817-822 (2004)

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