Dispersion-induced bifurcations of spatial soliton parameters in nonlinear planar waveguides

D. Burak, R. Binder

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Abstract

The dynamical collapse and break up of bright soliton Y junctions and breather solitons as a result of dispersion-induced structural bifurcations are numerically demonstrated. The propagation of light pulses in planar single-mode waveguide under the influence of normal group velocity dispersion is described by the (1+2) dimensional nonlinear Schrodinger equation. The basic steering behavior of these Y junctions is obtained from the solution of the Zakharov-Shabat eigenvalue problem for the dispersionless case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, QELS - Baltimore, MD, USA
Duration: May 18 1997May 23 1997

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, QELS
CityBaltimore, MD, USA
Period5/18/975/23/97

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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