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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2005
  • pp: 863–865

Circularly polarized optical spatial solitons

Xiao Sheng Wang, Wei Long She, Shui Zhu Wu, and Fang Zeng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 8, pp. 863-865 (2005)

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We present, experimentally and theoretically, a polymer material system that supports optical spatial solitons of circular polarization. We demonstrate one-dimensional circularly polarized dark solitons supported by photoisomerization nonlinearity in a bulk polymer.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons

Xiao Sheng Wang, Wei Long She, Shui Zhu Wu, and Fang Zeng, "Circularly polarized optical spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 30, 863-865 (2005)

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