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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2000
  • pp: 560–562

Collisions and inhomogeneous forces between solitons of different dimensionality

Eugenio DelRe, Stefano Trillo, and Aharon J. Agranat  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 8, pp. 560-562 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000560


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Abstract

We exploit nonlinear propagation in photorefractive crystals to observe the phenomenology associated with the collision and interaction of solitons of different tranverse dimensions: a self-trapped stripe and a round soliton. Along with evidence of particlelike behavior, our results indicate the emergence of a new phenomenology related to the hybrid-dimensional system.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

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Eugenio DelRe, Stefano Trillo, and Aharon J. Agranat, "Collisions and inhomogeneous forces between solitons of different dimensionality," Opt. Lett. 25, 560-562 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-8-560


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