OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 28, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1457–1459

Spatial optical solitons supported by mutual focusing

José R. Salgueiro, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 16, pp. 1457-1459 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001457


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (1074 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We study composite spatial optical solitons supported by two-wave mutual focusing induced by cross-phase modulation in Kerr-like nonlinear media. We find the families of both single- and two-hump solitons and discuss their properties and stability. We also reveal remarkable similarities between recently predicted holographic solitons in photorefractive media and parametric solitons in quadratic nonlinear crystals.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

Citation
José R. Salgueiro, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Spatial optical solitons supported by mutual focusing," Opt. Lett. 28, 1457-1459 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-16-1457


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. Yu. S. Kivshar and G. P. Agrawal, Optical Solitons: From Fibers to Photonic Crystals (Academic, San Diego, Calif., 2003).
  2. M. Vaupel, C. Seror, and R. Dykstra, Opt. Lett. 22, 1470 (1997).
  3. O. Cohen, T. Carmon, M. Segev, and S. Odoulov, Opt. Lett. 27, 2031 (2002).
  4. D. N. Christodoulides and R. I. Joseph, Opt. Lett. 13, 53 (1988).
  5. M. Haelterman, A. P. Sheppard, and A. W. Snyder, Opt. Lett. 18, 1406 (1993).
  6. Yu. N. Karamzin and A. P. Sukhorukov, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 68, 834 (1975) JETP 41, 414 (1975).
  7. D. E. Pelinovsky and Yu. S. Kivshar, Phys. Rev. E 62, 8668 (2000).
  8. A. C. Yew, A. R. Champneys, and P. J. McKenna, J. Nonlin. Sci. 9, 33 (1999).
  9. A. V. Buryak, P. Di Trapani, D. V. Skryabin, and S. Trillo, Phys. Rep. 370, 63 (2002).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited