We demonstrate experimentally that, in a paraelectric, nonstationary boundary conditions can dynamically halt the intrinsic instability of quasi-steady-state photorefractive self-trapping, driving beam evolution into a stable oscillating two-soliton-state configuration.
© 2000 Optical Society of America
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
Giorgio Maria Tosi-Beleffi, Marco Presi, Eugenio DelRe, Danilo Boschi, Claudio Palma, and Aharon J. Agranat, "Stable oscillating nonlinear beams in square-wave-biased photorefractives," Opt. Lett. 25, 1538-1540 (2000)