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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1514–1516

Excitation and bistability of self-trapped signal beams in optical parametric oscillators

Stefano Trillo and Marc Haelterman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 19, pp. 1514-1516 (1998)

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In a doubly resonant degenerate optical parametric oscillator below threshold the signal beam can be trapped in the form of stable bright temporal or spatial solitons. We characterize these soliton families and discuss how to excite them.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.1450) Nonlinear optics : Bistability
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators
(250.5530) Optoelectronics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Stefano Trillo and Marc Haelterman, "Excitation and bistability of self-trapped signal beams in optical parametric oscillators," Opt. Lett. 23, 1514-1516 (1998)

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