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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2003
  • pp: 828–830

Parametric vector solitons in tetragonal crystals

José R. Salgueiro, AndreyA. Sukhorukov, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Solomon M. Saltiel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 10, pp. 828-830 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000828


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Abstract

We introduce novel types of spatial vector soliton that can be generated in anisotropic optical media, such as tetragonal crystals with third-order nonlinear susceptibility. We demonstrate that these vector solitons provide a nontrivial generalization to both conventional vector solitons of birefringent cubic media and parametric solitons supported by third-order cascaded nonlinearities.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

Citation
José R. Salgueiro, AndreyA. Sukhorukov, Yuri S. Kivshar, and Solomon M. Saltiel, "Parametric vector solitons in tetragonal crystals," Opt. Lett. 28, 828-830 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-10-828


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