OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters


  • Vol. 24, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1999
  • pp: 835–837

Quadratic solitary waves in a counterpropagating quasi-phase-matched configuration

Kazimir Y. Kolossovski, Alexander V. Buryak, and Rowland A. Sammut  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 12, pp. 835-837 (1999)

View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (383 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools



We demonstrate the possibility of self-trapping of optical beams by use of quasi phase matching in a counterpropagating configuration in quadratic media. We also show the predominant stability of these beams and estimate the power level required for their observation.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Kazimir Y. Kolossovski, Alexander V. Buryak, and Rowland A. Sammut, "Quadratic solitary waves in a counterpropagating quasi-phase-matched configuration," Opt. Lett. 24, 835-837 (1999)

Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset


  1. M. Segev and G. I. Stegeman, Phys. Today 51(8), 42 (1998), and references therein.
  2. G. I. Stegeman, D. J. Hagan, and L. Torner, J. Opt. Quantum Electron. 28, 1691 (1996).
  3. J. A. Armstrong, N. Bloembergen, J. Ducuing, and P. S. Pershan, Phys. Rev. 127, 1918 (1962).
  4. M. M. Fejer, G. A. Magel, D. H. Jundt, and R. L. Byer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 2631 (1992) ; G. M. Miller, R. G. Batchko, W. M. Tulloch, D. R. Weise, M. M. Fejer, and R. L. Byer, Opt. Lett. 22, 1834 (1997).
  5. V. V. Steblina, Yu. S. Kivshar, and A. V. Buryak, Opt. Lett. 23, 156 (1998); B. Costantini, C. De Angelis, A. Barthelemy, B. Bourliaguet, and V. Kermene, Opt. Lett. 23, 424 (1998).
  6. C. B. Clausen, O. Bang, and Yu. Kivshar, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 4749 (1997); M. Cha, Opt. Lett. 23, 250 (1998); C. B. Clausen and L. Torner, Opt. Lett.OPLEDP 24, 7 (1999).
  7. Y. J. Ding and J. B. Khurgin, Opt. Lett. 21, 1445 (1996); G. D. Landry and T. A. Maldonado, Appl. Opt. 37, 7809 (1998).
  8. J. B. Kang, Y. J. Ding, W. K. Burns, and J. S. Melinger, Opt. Lett. 22, 862 (1997); X. Gu, R. Y. Korotkov, Y. J. Ding, J. U. Kang, and J. B. Khurgin, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 15, 1516 (1998).
  9. P. M. Lushnikov, P. Lodahl, and M. Saffman, Opt. Lett. 23, 1650 (1998).
  10. A. V. Buryak, Y. Kivshar, and S. Trillo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 5210 (1996).
  11. S. J. Hewlett and F. Ladouceur, J. Lightwave Technol. 13, 375 (1995).
  12. I. V. Barashenkov, D. E. Pelenovsky, and E. V. Zemlyanaya, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5117 (1998); A. De Rossi, C. Conti, and S. Trillo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 85 (1998).
  13. Yu. S. Kivshar, D. E. Pelenovsky, T. Cretegny, and M. Peyrard, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 5032 (1998).
  14. A. V. Buryak, Yu. S. Kivshar, and S. Trillo, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 3110 (1997).
  15. R. C. Tu, Y. K. Su, and S. T. Chou, J. Appl. Phys. 85, 2398 (1999).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited