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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1999
  • pp: 1853–1855

Photorefractive polymeric optical spatial solitons

Ming-Feng Shih and Fang-Wen Sheu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 1853-1855 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001853


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Abstract

We predict the formation of optical spatial solitons in photorefractive polymers. The orientational enhancement from the doped chromophores and the dependency of the quantum efficiency of generating mobile holes on the electric field make the polymeric solitons behave differently from other photorefractive solitons.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(250.5460) Optoelectronics : Polymer waveguides

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Ming-Feng Shih and Fang-Wen Sheu, "Photorefractive polymeric optical spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 24, 1853-1855 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-24-1853


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