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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)

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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

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

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)

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