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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2007
  • pp: 154–156

Boundary force effects exerted on solitons in highly nonlinear media

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


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 154-156 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.000154


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Abstract

We study the effects caused by remote boundaries on soliton dynamics in nonlinear media with a large range of nonlocality, and demonstrate theoretically and experimentally how asymmetric boundary forces can lead to soliton steering and oscillation in predetermined trajectories.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 16, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 29, 2006
Published: December 23, 2006

Citation
Barak Alfassi, Carmel Rotschild, Ofer Manela, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides, "Boundary force effects exerted on solitons in highly nonlocal nonlinear media," Opt. Lett. 32, 154-156 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-2-154


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