We study coupled solitary waves in a photorefractive medium. For a special orientation of a cubic photorefractive crystal, stationary wave propagation in the form of coupled dark and bright solitons is possible. We classify these solutions and study their stability, using numerical simulations.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 20, 1995
Published: June 1, 1996
Wiesław Królikowski, Nail Akhmediev, and Barry Luther-Davies, "Multimode structure of bright and dark vector solitons in photorefractive media," Opt. Lett. 21, 782-784 (1996)