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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2008
  • pp: 2656–2658

Breakup of self-guided light beams into X wave trains

Miguel A. Porras and Alberto Parola  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 22, pp. 2656-2658 (2008)

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Relaxation of the nonlinear spatiotemporal dynamics of cylindrically symmetric Schrödinger solitons due to their temporal modulation instability leads to soliton breakup into a train of X waves.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: September 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 7, 2008
Published: November 12, 2008

Miguel A. Porras and Alberto Parola, "Breakup of self-guided light beams into X wave trains," Opt. Lett. 33, 2656-2658 (2008)

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