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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Abstract

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
PagesNW3D.4
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventNonlinear Photonics (NP) - Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: 17 Jun 201221 Jun 2012
http://www.osa.org/meetings/topical_meetings/np/default.aspx

Conference

ConferenceNonlinear Photonics (NP)
LocationCheyenne Mountain Resort
CountryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO
Period17/06/201221/06/2012
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This paper was published in Advanced Photonics Congress and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=NP-2012-NW3D.4. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

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