Solitary wave emission from a nonlinear slab waveguide in three dimensions

D. R. Heatley, E. 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 - Dec 1 1990

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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