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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2007
  • pp: 2450–2452

Random-phase surface-wave solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media

Assaf Barak, Carmel Rotschild, Barak Alfassi, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 16, pp. 2450-2452 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.002450


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Abstract

We demonstrate, theoretically and experimentally, incoherent surface solitons in a noninstantaneous nonlocal nonlinear media. These incoherent surface waves are located at the interface between a nonlinear medium with long-range nonlocality and a linear dielectric medium (air).

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4350) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics at surfaces
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 27, 2007
Published: August 10, 2007

Citation
Assaf Barak, Carmel Rotschild, Barak Alfassi, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides, "Random-phase surface-wave solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media," Opt. Lett. 32, 2450-2452 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-16-2450


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