Pulse splitting of self-focusing-beams in normally dispersive media

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    Abstract

    The influence of the normal group-velocity dispersion on anisotropic self-focusing beams in nonlinear Kerr media is studied analytically. It is shown that a light pulse self-focusing in the presence of normal dispersion is split up into several small-scale cells preventing a catastrophic collapse. The theoretical explanation of this splitting process is revealed.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPhysical Review A
    Volume53
    Issue number6
    Pages (from-to)4476-4480
    ISSN2469-9926
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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