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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2013
  • pp: 790–792

Two-dimensional dispersive shock waves in dissipative optical media

Yaroslav V. Kartashov and Anatoly M. Kamchatnov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 790-792 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.000790


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Abstract

We study generation of two-dimensional dispersive shock waves and oblique dark solitons upon interaction of tilted plane waves with negative refractive index defects embedded into defocusing material with linear gain and two-photon absorption. Different evolution regimes are encountered, including the formation of well-localized disturbances for input tilts below critical one, generation of extended shock waves containing multiple intensity oscillations in the “upstream” region, and gradually vanishing oblique dark solitons in the “downstream” region for input tilts exceeding critical one. The generation of stable dispersive shock waves is possible only below certain critical defect strength.

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OCIS Codes
(190.5940) Nonlinear optics : Self-action effects
(190.6135) Nonlinear optics : Spatial solitons

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2013
Published: February 28, 2013

Citation
Yaroslav V. Kartashov and Anatoly M. Kamchatnov, "Two-dimensional dispersive shock waves in dissipative optical media," Opt. Lett. 38, 790-792 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-5-790


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