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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2000
  • pp: 957–959

Vectorial Kerr-cavity solitons

V. J. Sánchez-Morcillo, I. Pérez-Arjona, F. Silva, G. J. de Valcárcel, and E. Roldán  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 13, pp. 957-959 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000957


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Abstract

It is shown that a Kerr cavity with different losses for the two polarization components of the field can support both dark and bright cavity solitons (CS's). A parametrically driven Ginzburg–Landau equation is shown to describe the system for large-cavity anisotropy. In one transverse dimension the nonlinear dynamics of the bright CS's is numerically investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in

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V. J. Sánchez-Morcillo, I. Pérez-Arjona, F. Silva, G. J. de Valcárcel, and E. Roldán, "Vectorial Kerr-cavity solitons," Opt. Lett. 25, 957-959 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-13-957


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