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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 9 — Apr. 27, 2009
  • pp: 7052–7058

Spatiotemporal pulse-train solitons

Hassid C. Gurgov and Oren Cohen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 9, pp. 7052-7058 (2009)

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We propose spatiotemporal solitons that consist of trains of short pulses. The pulses are collectively trapped in the transverse directions by a slow nonlinearity and each pulse is self-trapped in the longitudinal direction by a fast nonlinearity. We demonstrate numerically spatiotemporal bright pulse-train solitons (trains of light bullets) and temporally-dark spatiotemporal pulse-train solitons in an experimentally feasible scheme.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2009
Published: April 14, 2009

Hassid C. Gurgov and Oren Cohen, "Spatiotemporal pulse-train solitons," Opt. Express 17, 7052-7058 (2009)

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