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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2001
  • pp: 908–910

Anisotropic charge displacement supporting isolated photorefractive optical needles

Eugenio DelRe, Alessandro Ciattoni, and Aharon J. Agranat  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 12, pp. 908-910 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000908


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Abstract

Strong asymmetry in the charge distribution supporting a single noninteracting spatial needle soliton in a paraelectric photorefractive is directly observed by means of electroholographic readout. Whereas in trapping conditions a quasi-circular wave is supported, the underlying double-dipolar structure can be made to support two distinct propagation modes.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices

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Eugenio DelRe, Alessandro Ciattoni, and Aharon J. Agranat, "Anisotropic charge displacement supporting isolated photorefractive optical needles," Opt. Lett. 26, 908-910 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-12-908


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