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Generation and propagation of ring dark spatial solitons
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Paper Abstract

We show numerically and experimentally that ring dark spatial solitons can be generated using a phase disk mask or an opaque ring. In the first case one ring is produced and in the second a pair. Rings generated by phase disk are very stable when they are perturbed with one-dimensional dark solitons. The stability of rings generated by opaque rings depends on the size of the perturbation and symmetry of the initial condition. The propagation and stability of these solitons is analyzed numerically and experimentally.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2003
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4833, Applications of Photonic Technology 5, (17 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.474739
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Sabino Chavez-Cerda, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (Mexico)
Marcelo David Iturbe Castillo, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (Mexico)
David Sanchez-de-la-Llave, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica, y Electronica (Mexico)
R. Delgado-Macuil, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4833:
Applications of Photonic Technology 5

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