Discrete vector solitons in Kerr nonlinear waveguide arrays

Aitchison, J. (2003) Discrete vector solitons in Kerr nonlinear waveguide arrays. Physical Review Letters, 91(14), Art. No. 1.

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We report the first experimental observation of vector discrete solitons. We find that at appropriate power levels two orthogonally polarized beams collapse into a highly confined vector discrete soliton in spite of the presence of energy exchange due to four-wave-mixing.

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Authors: Aitchison, J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Physical Review Letters
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN (Online):1079-7114

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