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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1999
  • pp: 835–837

Quadratic solitary waves in a counterpropagating quasi-phase-matched configuration

Kazimir Y. Kolossovski, Alexander V. Buryak, and Rowland A. Sammut  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 12, pp. 835-837 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000835


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Abstract

We demonstrate the possibility of self-trapping of optical beams by use of quasi phase matching in a counterpropagating configuration in quadratic media. We also show the predominant stability of these beams and estimate the power level required for their observation.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Kazimir Y. Kolossovski, Alexander V. Buryak, and Rowland A. Sammut, "Quadratic solitary waves in a counterpropagating quasi-phase-matched configuration," Opt. Lett. 24, 835-837 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-12-835


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