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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1969–1971

Soliton polarization rotation and switching in type II second-harmonic generation

Riccardo Mollame, Stefano Trillo, and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 24, pp. 1969-1971 (1996)

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We predict that solitary waves of dispersive type II second-harmonic generation may experience large uniform nonlinear polarization rotations. The nonlinear medium followed by a polarization analyzer permits undistorted all-optical switching of pulses controlled by the input polarization.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 9, 1996
Published: December 15, 1996

Riccardo Mollame, Stefano Trillo, and Gaetano Assanto, "Soliton polarization rotation and switching in type II second-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 21, 1969-1971 (1996)

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