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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2000
  • pp: 643–645

Vector solitons in (2 + 1) dimensions

Johan N. Malmberg, Andreas H. Carlsson, Dan Anderson, Mietek Lisak, Elena A. Ostrovskaya, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 9, pp. 643-645 (2000)

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We address the problem of the existence and stability of vector spatial solitons formed by two incoherently interacting optical beams in bulk Kerr and saturable media. We identify families of (2+1)-dimensional two-mode self-trapped beams, with and without a topological charge, and describe their properties analytically and numerically.

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(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Johan N. Malmberg, Andreas H. Carlsson, Dan Anderson, Mietek Lisak, Elena A. Ostrovskaya, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Vector solitons in (2 + 1) dimensions," Opt. Lett. 25, 643-645 (2000)

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