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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1997
  • pp: 84–86

Multiple soliton bound states and symmetry breaking in quadratic media

M. Haelterman, S. Trillo, and P. Ferro  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 84-86 (1997)

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We present a study of the dynamics of multiple soliton bound states in diffractive media with second-order nonlinearity. A numerical stability analysis of these bound states reveals that wave propagation in quadratic materials exhibits spatial symmetry-breaking instabilities.

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M. Haelterman, S. Trillo, and P. Ferro, "Multiple soliton bound states and symmetry breaking in quadratic media," Opt. Lett. 22, 84-86 (1997)

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