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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3209–3211

Periodic solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media

Ido Kaminer, Carmel Rotschild, Ofer Manela, and Mordechai Segev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 21, pp. 3209-3211 (2007)

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We identify periodic solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media: multi-hump soliton solutions propagating in a fully periodic fashion. We also demonstrate recurrences and breathers whose evolution is statistically periodic and discuss why some systems support periodic solitons while others do not.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: August 30, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 22, 2007
Published: October 29, 2007

Ido Kaminer, Carmel Rotschild, Ofer Manela, and Mordechai Segev, "Periodic solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media," Opt. Lett. 32, 3209-3211 (2007)

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