We study, numerically and analytically, linear and nonlinear waveguides induced by optical vortex solitons in a Kerr medium. Both fundamental and first-order guided modes are analyzed, as well as cases of effective defocusing and focusing nonlinearity.
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(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(140.7010) Lasers and laser optics : Laser trapping
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
Andreas H. Carlsson, Johan N. Malmberg, Dan Anderson, Mietek Lisak, Eledna A. Ostrovskaya, Tristram J. Alexander, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Linear and nonlinear waveguides induced by optical vortex solitons," Opt. Lett. 25, 660-662 (2000)