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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1710–1712

A hybrid solitary–conical self-guided light beam in self-focusing media

Miguel A. Porras  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 9, pp. 1710-1712 (2011)

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In addition to subluminal solitons and superluminal conical beams, self-focusing media also support a luminal nonspreading beam with hybrid solitary–conical properties. Its existence reveals that spatial solitons may also have a conical structure, and vice versa.

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OCIS Codes
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(260.5950) Physical optics : Self-focusing
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: March 15, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 2011
Published: April 29, 2011

Miguel A. Porras, "A hybrid solitary–conical self-guided light beam in self-focusing media," Opt. Lett. 36, 1710-1712 (2011)

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