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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1997
  • pp: 369–371

Fusion and birth of spatial solitons upon collision

Wieslaw Królikowski and Scott A. Holmstrom  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 22, Issue 6, pp. 369-371 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.22.000369


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Abstract

We study experimentally the collision of photorefractive screening solitons in a strontium barium niobate crystal. Depending on the relative phase of the solitons and their intersecting angle, such effects as soliton birth, energy exchange, and soliton fusion have been observed.

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Wieslaw Królikowski and Scott A. Holmstrom, "Fusion and birth of spatial solitons upon collision," Opt. Lett. 22, 369-371 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-22-6-369


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