We show, by performing linear stability analysis and direct numerical simulations, that dark-soliton transverse instability is significantly reduced in Kerr media by strong coupling to a bright soliton. High instability suppression can be achieved by use of large-amplitude bright solitons.
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Ziad H. Musslimani and Jianke Yang, "Transverse instability of strongly coupled dark–bright Manakov vector solitons," Opt. Lett. 26, 1981-1983 (2001)