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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1738–1740

Soliton multistability as a result of double-resonance wave mixing in χ(2) media

Isaac Towers, Rowland Sammut, Alexander V. Buryak, and Boris A. Malomed  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 23, pp. 1738-1740 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001738


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Abstract

We investigate analytically and numerically the existence and stability properties of three-wave solitons resulting from double-resonance (type I plus type II) parametric interaction in a purely quadratic nonlinear medium. The existence of a family of stable solitons for the double-resonance model is demonstrated in a broad parameter range. Moreover, these solitons are shown to exhibit multistability, a feature that is potentially useful for optical switching applications. Finally, we find and present a novel family of quasi solitons.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Isaac Towers, Rowland Sammut, Alexander V. Buryak, and Boris A. Malomed, "Soliton multistability as a result of double-resonance wave mixing in χ(2) media," Opt. Lett. 24, 1738-1740 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-23-1738


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