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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 19 — Sep. 14, 2009
  • pp: 17150–17155

Interaction of self-trapped beams in high index glass

Elena D'Asaro, Schirin Heidari-Bateni, Alessia Pasquazi, Gaetano Assanto, José Gonzalo, Javier Solis, and Carmen N. Afonso  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 19, pp. 17150-17155 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.017150


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Abstract

We observe attraction, repulsion and energy exchange between two self-trapped beams in a heavy-metal-oxide glass exhibiting a Kerr-like response with multiphoton absorption. The coherent interaction between spatial solitons is controlled by their relative phase and modelled by a nonlinear dissipative Schrödinger equation.

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OCIS Codes
(000.0000) General : General
(000.2700) General : General science

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 15, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2009
Published: September 11, 2009

Citation
Elena D'Asaro, Schirin Heidari-Bateni, Alessia Pasquazi, Gaetano Assanto, José Gonzalo, Javier Solis, and Carmen N. Afonso, "Interaction of self-trapped beams in high index glass," Opt. Express 17, 17150-17155 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-19-17150


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