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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3312–3314

Two-dimensional multipole solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media

Carmel Rotschild, Mordechai Segev, Zhiyong Xu, Yaroslav V. Kartashov, Lluis Torner, and Oren Cohen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3312-3314 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003312


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Abstract

We present the experimental observation of scalar multipole solitons in highly nonlocal nonlinear media, including dipole, tripole, quadrupole, and necklace-type solitons, organized as arrays of out-of-phase bright spots. These complex solitons are metastable, but with a large parameters range where the instability is weak, permitting their experimental observation.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
(190.4870) Nonlinear optics : Photothermal effects
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 5, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Citation
Carmel Rotschild, Mordechai Segev, Zhiyong Xu, Yaroslav V. Kartashov, Lluis Torner, and Oren Cohen, "Two-dimensional multipole solitons in nonlocal nonlinear media," Opt. Lett. 31, 3312-3314 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-22-3312


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