Relaxation of the nonlinear spatiotemporal dynamics of cylindrically symmetric Schrödinger solitons due to their temporal modulation instability leads to soliton breakup into a train of X waves.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: September 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 7, 2008
Published: November 12, 2008
Miguel A. Porras and Alberto Parola, "Breakup of self-guided light beams into X wave trains," Opt. Lett. 33, 2656-2658 (2008)