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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1517–1519

Quadratic solitons in nonconservative media

S. Darmanyan, A. Kobyakov, and F. Lederer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 21, pp. 1517-1519 (1999)

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We develop a perturbation theory for the evolution of solitary waves in quadratic nonconservative nonlinear media. The expressions derived for the solitons' amplitude and width permit us to estimate straightforwardly the damping–amplification rate of an arbitrary soliton of the unperturbed system. The analytical results obtained agree well with numerical experiments.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

S. Darmanyan, A. Kobyakov, and F. Lederer, "Quadratic solitons in nonconservative media," Opt. Lett. 24, 1517-1519 (1999)

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