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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1995
  • pp: 2177–2179

Vector interactions of steady-state planar solitons in biased photorefractive media

S. R. Singh, M. I. Carvalho, and D. N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 2177-2179 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.20.002177


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Abstract

A theory describing the steady-state propagation of orthogonally polarized planar bright beams in biased photorefractive media is developed. Interactions between soliton states of each polarization in a strontium barium niobate photorefractive crystal are then investigated numerically. Our results indicate that such vector interactions can lead to a number of interesting effects such as beam compression and beam steering.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 1995
Published: November 1, 1995

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S. R. Singh, M. I. Carvalho, and D. N. Christodoulides, "Vector interactions of steady-state planar solitons in biased photorefractive media," Opt. Lett. 20, 2177-2179 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-20-21-2177


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