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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1998
  • pp: 1268–1270

Nonlinear theory of soliton-induced waveguides

Elena A. Ostrovskaya and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp. 1268-1270 (1998)

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We develop a nonlinear theory of soliton-induced waveguides that describe a finite-amplitude probe beam guided by a spatial dark soliton in a saturable nonlinear medium. We suggest an effective way to control the interaction of these soliton-induced waveguides and also show that, in sharp contrast with scalar dark solitons, the dark-soliton waveguides can attract each other and even form stationary bound states.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

Elena A. Ostrovskaya and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Nonlinear theory of soliton-induced waveguides," Opt. Lett. 23, 1268-1270 (1998)

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