Composite optical solitons in self-induced lattices

Anton S. Desyatnikov, Andrey A. Sukhorukov, Dragomir Neshev, Elena A. Ostrovskaya, Hector Martin, Zhigang Chen, Cornelia Denz, Yuri S. Kivshar

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We predict novel composite optical solitons consisting of nonlinearly coupled spatially extended (periodic or quasi-periodic) and localized components, and experimentally demonstrate their formation in a photorefractive medium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-320
Number of pages2
JournalOSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series
Volume96 A
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: May 17 2004May 19 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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