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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 14 — Jul. 9, 2007
  • pp: 8781–8786

Dark-bright soliton pairs in nonlocal nonlinear media

YuanYao Lin and Ray-Kuang Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 14, pp. 8781-8786 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.008781


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Abstract

We study the formation of dark-bright vector soliton pairs in nonlocal Kerr-type nonlinear medium. We show, by analytical analysis and direct numerical calculation, that in addition to stabilize of vector soliton pairs nonlocal nonlinearity also helps to reduce the threshold power for forming a guided bright soliton. With help of the nonlocality, it is expected that the observation of dark-bright vector soliton pairs in experiments becomes more workable.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 30, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 25, 2007
Published: June 28, 2007

Citation
Yuan Yao Lin and Ray-Kuang Lee, "Dark-bright soliton pairs in nonlocal nonlinear media," Opt. Express 15, 8781-8786 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-14-8781


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