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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 20 — Sep. 27, 2010
  • pp: 21219–21224

Vectorial polariton solitons in semiconductor microcavities

W. L. Zhang and S. F. Yu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 20, pp. 21219-21224 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.021219


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Abstract

This paper presents numerical studies of vectorial polariton solitons in semiconductor microcavities. In the simulation, polarization degree of freedom of the polariton fields is taken into consideration. In the bistable regime, bright and/or dark solitons are found to bifurcate from the homogonous solutions of the two circular polarization modes. The combinations of solitons in the two polarization directions can be bright-dark, dark-bright, bright-bright, and dark-dark.

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OCIS Codes
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(140.3945) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavities

ToC Category:
Optics at Surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 16, 2010
Published: September 22, 2010

Citation
W. L. Zhang and S. F. Yu, "Vectorial polariton solitons in semiconductor microcavities," Opt. Express 18, 21219-21224 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-20-21219


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