Modulational instability and solitons in nonlocal media with competing nonlinearities

B. K. Esbensen, A. Wlotzka, Morten Bache, Ole Bang, W. Krolikowski

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We investigate propagation and spatial localization of light in nonlocal media with competing nonlinearities. We show that the competing focusing and defocusing nonlinearities enable coexistence of dark or bright spatial solitons in the same medium by varying the intensity of the beam.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics Congress
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventNonlinear Photonics (NP) - Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: 17 Jun 201221 Jun 2012


ConferenceNonlinear Photonics (NP)
LocationCheyenne Mountain Resort
CountryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO
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