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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5170–5175

Dark and gray spatial optical solitons in Kerr-type nonlocal media

Shigen Ouyang and Qi Guo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5170-5175 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.005170


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Abstract

With the spectral renormalization method (the Fourier iteration method) we compute dark/gray soliton solutions in Kerr-type nonlocal media and find it agrees well with the analytical results. It is indicated when the characteristic nonlocal length is less than a certain critical value, the gray soliton’s maximal transverse velocity does not vary with the characteristic nonlocal length, otherwise such maximal velocity decreases with the characteristic nonlocal length.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2009
Published: March 17, 2009

Citation
Shigen Ouyang and Qi Guo, "Dark and gray spatial optical solitons in Kerr-type nonlocal media," Opt. Express 17, 5170-5175 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-7-5170


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