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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1996
  • pp: 629–631

Steady-state dark photorefractive screening solitons

Zhigang Chen, Matthew Mitchell, Ming-feng Shih, Mordechai Segev, Mark H. Garrett, and George C. Valley  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 629-631 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000629


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Abstract

We present an experimental study of steady-state dark photorefractive screening solitons trapped in a bulk strontium barium niobate crystal. We compare experimental measurements with theoretical calculations of the soliton properties and find good agreement between theory and experiments. We confirm the shapepreserving behavior of the dark soliton by measuring its beam profile as it propagates throughout a specially cut crystal and by guiding a beam of a different wavelength.

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Original Manuscript: October 23, 1995
Published: May 1, 1996

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Zhigang Chen, Mark H. Garrett, George C. Valley, Matthew Mitchell, Ming-feng Shih, and Mordechai Segev, "Steady-state dark photorefractive screening solitons," Opt. Lett. 21, 629-631 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-9-629


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