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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 670–672

Stabilization of dark and vortex parametric spatial solitons

Tristram J. Alexander, Alexander V. Buryak, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 9, pp. 670-672 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000670


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Abstract

We demonstrate that a weak defocusing Kerr effect in an optical medium with predominantly quadratic [or χ(2)] nonlinear response can eliminate the parametric modulational instability of plane waves, leading to the existence of stable two-wave dark and vortex spatial solitons.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(190.7070) Nonlinear optics : Two-wave mixing

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Tristram J. Alexander, Alexander V. Buryak, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Stabilization of dark and vortex parametric spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 23, 670-672 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-9-670

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