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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.000863


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Abstract

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

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Xiao Sheng Wang, Wei Long She, Shui Zhu Wu, and Fang Zeng, "Circularly polarized optical spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 30, 863-865 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-8-863


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