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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2011
  • pp: 1848–1850

Optical solitons and wave-particle duality

Chandroth P. Jisha, Alessandro Alberucci, Ray-Kuang Lee, and Gaetano Assanto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 10, pp. 1848-1850 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001848


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Abstract

We investigate the propagation of optical solitons interacting with linear defects in the medium. We show that solitons exhibit a wave-particle dualism versus power, i.e., depending on the relative size of soliton and defect, responsible for a soliton trajectory dependent on its waist.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons
(260.2710) Physical optics : Inhomogeneous optical media

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 5, 2011
Published: May 9, 2011

Citation
Chandroth P. Jisha, Alessandro Alberucci, Ray-Kuang Lee, and Gaetano Assanto, "Optical solitons and wave-particle duality," Opt. Lett. 36, 1848-1850 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-10-1848


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