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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Feb. 19, 2007
  • pp: 1706–1711

Surface solitons supported by Bessel optical potential

Liangwei Dong and Hui Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 1706-1711 (2007)

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A simple but new model, an interface separated by 1-D Bessel optical potential with different modulation depth on the opposite side of the interface was proposed. We show this model can support stable surface solitons. Surface solitons form because diffraction and defocusing nonlinearity are balanced by the Bessel potential. We demonstrate numerically such solitons are stable in their entire existence domain even for higher-order Bessel potential.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: October 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 24, 2007
Published: February 19, 2007

Liangwei Dong and Hui Wang, "Surface solitons supported by Bessel optical potential," Opt. Express 15, 1706-1711 (2007)

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