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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2152–2154

Analytical theory of dark nonlocal solitons

Qian Kong, Qi Wang, Ole Bang, and Wiesław Krolikowski  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 13, pp. 2152-2154 (2010)

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We investigate properties of dark solitons in nonlocal materials with an arbitrary degree of nonlocality. We employ the variational technique and describe dark solitons, for the first time to our knowledge, in the whole range of degree of nonlocality.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 10, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2010
Published: June 18, 2010

Qian Kong, Qi Wang, Ole Bang, and Wiesław Krolikowski, "Analytical theory of dark nonlocal solitons," Opt. Lett. 35, 2152-2154 (2010)

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