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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1998
  • pp: 1820–1822

Nonparaxiality stabilizes three-dimensional soliton beams in Kerr media

A. P. Sheppard and M. Haelterman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 23, pp. 1820-1822 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.001820


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Abstract

On the basis of simple physical arguments involving energy flows and power invariants, we show that nonparaxiality stabilizes (1+2D) soliton beams in Kerr media.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

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A. P. Sheppard and M. Haelterman, "Nonparaxiality stabilizes three-dimensional soliton beams in Kerr media," Opt. Lett. 23, 1820-1822 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-23-1820


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