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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1821–1823

Incoherently coupled dark–bright photorefractive solitons

Zhigang Chen, Mordechai Segev, Tamer H. Coskun, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Vsevolod V. Afanasjev  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 1821-1823 (1996)

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We report the observation of incoherently coupled dark–bright spatial soliton pairs in a biased bulk photorefractive crystal. When such a pair is decoupled, the dark component evolves into a triplet structure, whereas the bright one decays into a self-defocusing beam.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

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

Zhigang Chen, Tamer H. Coskun, Yuri S. Kivshar, Vsevolod V. Afanasjev, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and Mordechai Segev, "Incoherently coupled dark–bright photorefractive solitons," Opt. Lett. 21, 1821-1823 (1996)

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