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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1994
  • pp: 90–92

All-optical steering of dark spatial soliton arrays and the beams guided by them

Christian Bosshard, Pavel V. Mamyshev, and George I. Stegeman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 90-92 (1994)

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We experimentally demonstrate all-optical steering of arrays of dark spatial solitons. The arrays are generated by two intersecting plane waves in the regime of adiabatic amplification in a Kerr-like medium. The steering is achieved by changing the relative intensities of the beams. In addition, we show that beams guided in the soliton channels can also be scanned.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 6, 1993
Published: January 15, 1994

Christian Bosshard, Pavel V. Mamyshev, and George I. Stegeman, "All-optical steering of dark spatial soliton arrays and the beams guided by them," Opt. Lett. 19, 90-92 (1994)

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