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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2001
  • pp: 911–913

Self-trapping of bright rings

Charalambos Anastassiou, Claude Pigier, Mordechai Segev, Detlef Kip, Eugenia D. Eugenieva, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 12, pp. 911-913 (2001)

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We present experimental observations of self-trapped rings carrying zero topological charge, along with simulations that display the self-focusing dynamics of the rings and their stability features in materials with saturable nonlinearities.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Charalambos Anastassiou, Claude Pigier, Mordechai Segev, Detlef Kip, Eugenia D. Eugenieva, and Demetrios N. Christodoulides, "Self-trapping of bright rings," Opt. Lett. 26, 911-913 (2001)

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