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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1113–1115

Observation of two-dimensional multimode solitons

Tal Carmon, Charalambos Anastassiou, Song Lan, Detlef Kip, Ziad H. Musslimani, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 15, pp. 1113-1115 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001113


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Abstract

We present the first experimental observation of (2+1) -dimensional multimode (composite) solitons. A single-hump component and a double-hump (dipole-type) component are jointly self-trapped as a composite soliton in a biased photorefractive crystal.

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(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

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Tal Carmon, Charalambos Anastassiou, Song Lan, Detlef Kip, Ziad H. Musslimani, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios Christodoulides, "Observation of two-dimensional multimode solitons," Opt. Lett. 25, 1113-1115 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-15-1113


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