Solitary wave emission from a nonlinear slab waveguide in three dimensions

D. R. Heatley, Ewan M Wright, G. I. Stegeman

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Abstract

We show numerically that solitary waves, localized in two transverse dimensions, are emitted when a high-power Gaussian beam is launched into a slab waveguide in which the cladding displays a saturable self-focusing nonlinearity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-217
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume56
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990

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Solitary wave emission from a nonlinear slab waveguide in three dimensions. / Heatley, D. R.; Wright, Ewan M; Stegeman, G. I.

In: Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 56, No. 3, 1990, p. 215-217.

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Heatley, D. R. ; Wright, Ewan M ; Stegeman, G. I. / Solitary wave emission from a nonlinear slab waveguide in three dimensions. In: Applied Physics Letters. 1990 ; Vol. 56, No. 3. pp. 215-217.
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