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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1649–1651

Vortex soliton motion and steering

Jason Christou, Vladimir Tikhonenko, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Barry Luther-Davies  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 1649-1651 (1996)

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Experimental demonstration of the steering of an optical vortex soliton by the superposition of a weak coherent background field is presented. A model to account for vortex motion is derived, and its validity is verified experimentally and numerically.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 17, 1996
Published: October 15, 1996

Jason Christou, Vladimir Tikhonenko, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Barry Luther-Davies, "Vortex soliton motion and steering," Opt. Lett. 21, 1649-1651 (1996)

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