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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1717–1719

Multidimensional solitons in cubic nonlinear media

K. Hayata and M. Koshiba  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 21, pp. 1717-1719 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001717


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Abstract

We show numerically that, contrary to what has been believed so far, multidimensional optical solitons can propagate in cubic nonlinear media. To avoid a collapse along the propagation axis, we take advantage of the cross-phase modulations between fundamental- and harmonic-field components. A compact analytical expression for new solitonlike fields with an arbitrary transverse dimension is derived through a self-consistent-field approximation.

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Original Manuscript: April 11, 1994
Published: November 1, 1994

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K. Hayata and M. Koshiba, "Multidimensional solitons in cubic nonlinear media," Opt. Lett. 19, 1717-1719 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-21-1717


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