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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 55–57

Waveguiding properties of optical vortex solitons

C. T. Law, X. Zhang, and G. A. Swartzlander  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 55-57 (2000)

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An optical vortex soliton induces a graded-index waveguide over an extended propagation distance in a self-defocusing nonlinear optical medium. Using numerical techniques, we determine the waveguide dispersion and optimal size of the guided beam.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

C. T. Law, X. Zhang, and G. A. Swartzlander, "Waveguiding properties of optical vortex solitons," Opt. Lett. 25, 55-57 (2000)

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