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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2000
  • pp: 972–974

Elliptic incoherent solitons in saturable nonlinear media

Eugenia D. Eugenieva, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and Mordechai Segev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 13, pp. 972-974 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000972


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Abstract

We identify elliptic incoherent spatial solitons in isotropic saturable nonlinear media. These solitary states are possible, provided that their correlation function is anisotropic. The propagation dynamics of this new class of solitons are investigated by use of numerical simulations. We find that, during a collision event of two such elliptic solitons, their intensity ellipse rotates, and at the same time their centers of gravity tend to revolve around each other.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Eugenia D. Eugenieva, Demetrios N. Christodoulides, and Mordechai Segev, "Elliptic incoherent solitons in saturable nonlinear media," Opt. Lett. 25, 972-974 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-13-972


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