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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1037–1039

Birth of solitons in quadratic spatial soliton collisions

Ladislav Jankovic, Hongki Kim, Sergey Polyakov, George I. Stegeman, Christian Bosshard, and Peter Gunter  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 12, pp. 1037-1039 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001037


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Abstract

We demonstrate experimentally and theoretically the creation of a third soliton in two soliton collision processes in type I noncritically phase-matched KNbO3 . The output pattern in the collision process is phase dependent, but the total energy and the relative ratio of the fundamental to the second harmonic in each soliton remain essentially unchanged to within experimental accuracy.

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

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Ladislav Jankovic, Hongki Kim, Sergey Polyakov, George I. Stegeman, Christian Bosshard, and Peter Gunter, "Birth of solitons in quadratic spatial soliton collisions," Opt. Lett. 28, 1037-1039 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-12-1037

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