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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1995
  • pp: 1764–1766

Vector photorefractive spatial solitons

Mordechai Segev, George C. Valley, S. R. Singh, M. I. Carvalho, and D. N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 17, pp. 1764-1766 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.20.001764


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Abstract

We derive vector soliton solutions for photorefractive media in which the refractive-index perturbations must be treated as tensors. The two polarizations of the vector solitons may be coupled through the space-charge field alone and/or through cross terms in the electro-optic tensor, which requires phase matching and specific configurations. We analyze bright planar vector solitons and verify their stability.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 12, 1995
Published: September 1, 1995

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Mordechai Segev, George C. Valley, S. R. Singh, M. I. Carvalho, and D. N. Christodoulides, "Vector photorefractive spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 20, 1764-1766 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-20-17-1764


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