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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000643


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Abstract

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

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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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-9-643


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