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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3760–3762

Parametric self-trapping in the presence of randomized quasi phase matching

Claudio Conti, Elena D’Asaro, Salvatore Stivala, Alessandro Busacca, and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 22, pp. 3760-3762 (2010)

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We report on experimental evidence of parametric spatial solitons in a quadratic crystal with randomized periodic ferroelectric poling. Two-color self-focusing via quadratic cascading overcomes the diffractive nature of both fundamental and frequency-doubled beams.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: September 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 24, 2010
Published: November 4, 2010

Claudio Conti, Elena D’Asaro, Salvatore Stivala, Alessandro Busacca, and Gaetano Assanto, "Parametric self-trapping in the presence of randomized quasi phase matching," Opt. Lett. 35, 3760-3762 (2010)

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