Discrete vector solitons in Kerr nonlinear waveguide arrays

Joachim Meier*, Jared Hudock, George Stegeman, Demetrios Christodoulides, H. S. Eisenberg, Y. Silberberg, R. Morandotti, J. S. Aitchison

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We report the first experimental observation of vector discrete solitons. We find that at appropriate power levels two orthogonally polarized beams collapse into a highly confined vector discrete soliton in spite of the presence of energy exchange due to four-wave-mixing.

Original languageAmerican English
PagesQWA30/1-QWA30/3
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Baltimore, MD., United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20036 Jun 2003

Conference

ConferenceTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS)
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD.
Period1/06/036/06/03

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