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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 21 — Oct. 16, 2006
  • pp: 9832–9837

(1+1)-dimensional dipole solitons supported by optical lattice

Y. J. He and H. Z. Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 21, pp. 9832-9837 (2006)

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We report on, for the first time to our knowledge, the existence of (1+1)-dimensional dipole solitons. We numerically find that such solitons can be supported by one-dimensional optical lattice in Kerr-type nonlinear media. Two dipoles of solitons are completely located at a broad optical lattice whose transverse modulation period is larger than ~1.5 times of the soliton width. The inherent repulsive interaction between dipoles can be effectively overcome by the lattice. The stable swing motion of dipole solitons in such lattice is also demonstrated.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: July 25, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 11, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 20, 2006
Published: October 16, 2006

Y. J. He and Hezhou Z. Wang, "(1+1)-dimensional dipole solitons supported by optical lattice," Opt. Express 14, 9832-9837 (2006)

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