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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1994
  • pp: 1615–1617

Excitation of solitons with cascaded χ(2) nonlinearities

Lluis Torner, Curtis R. Menyuk, and George I. Stegeman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 20, pp. 1615-1617 (1994)

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Mutual trapping of the fundamental and second-harmonic waves propagating in a material with cascaded second-order nonlinearity is investigated. Formation of solitonlike waves under a variety of excitation conditions is numerically observed, consistent with the robustness hypothesis of solitons.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 9, 1994
Published: October 15, 1994

Lluis Torner, Curtis R. Menyuk, and George I. Stegeman, "Excitation of solitons with cascaded χ(2) nonlinearities," Opt. Lett. 19, 1615-1617 (1994)

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