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

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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
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527490, 9781557527493
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2003 - Baltimore, United States
Duration: 1 Jun 20036 Jun 2003

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore
Period1/06/036/06/03

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2003 OSA/QELS 2003, © 2000 Optical Society of America.

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