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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1457–1459

Spatial optical solitons supported by mutual focusing

José R. Salgueiro, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, and Yuri S. Kivshar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 16, pp. 1457-1459 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001457


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Abstract

We study composite spatial optical solitons supported by two-wave mutual focusing induced by cross-phase modulation in Kerr-like nonlinear media. We find the families of both single- and two-hump solitons and discuss their properties and stability. We also reveal remarkable similarities between recently predicted holographic solitons in photorefractive media and parametric solitons in quadratic nonlinear crystals.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

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José R. Salgueiro, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, and Yuri S. Kivshar, "Spatial optical solitons supported by mutual focusing," Opt. Lett. 28, 1457-1459 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-16-1457

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