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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 61–63

Multicomponent two-dimensional solitons carrying topological charges

Ziad H. Musslimani, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 61-63 (2000)

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We propose multihump N-component two-dimensional vector solitons for which each constituent carries a different topological charge. These new structures exhibit a unique triple-point phase diagram that is completely absent in the two-component limit.

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OCIS Codes
(020.7010) Atomic and molecular physics : Laser trapping
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

Ziad H. Musslimani, Mordechai Segev, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides, "Multicomponent two-dimensional solitons carrying topological charges," Opt. Lett. 25, 61-63 (2000)

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