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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1998
  • pp: 594–596

Observation of mighty morphing spatial solitons

Vladimir Tikhonenko  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 594-596 (1998)

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The experimental observation of bright spatial solitons in the form of mighty morphing solitons is reported for the first time to the author's knowledge. These are Gaussian-like beams of elliptical cross section, which appear to change their shape constantly as they propagate. Saturation of the nonlinear medium is shown to progress logarithmically.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(350.5500) Other areas of optics : Propagation

Vladimir Tikhonenko, "Observation of mighty morphing spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 23, 594-596 (1998)

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