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Two-dimensional cnoidal waves in saturable nonlinear medium
Author(s): Yaroslav V. Kartashov; Lluis Torner; V. A. Vysloukh
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Paper Abstract

We report theoretically the existence, classification and basic properties of families of stationary two-dimensional cnoidal-type waves in bulk Kerr-type saturable nonlinear media. This is the first known example of families of two-dimensional cnoidal-type wave solutions, which in addition are shown to exhibit richer features than their known one-dimensional counterparts. At low and high energy flows the cnoidal patterns are predicted to be robust enough to be observable experimentally.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5480, Laser Optics 2003: Diode Lasers and Telecommunication Systems, (3 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.558599
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Yaroslav V. Kartashov, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State Univ. (Russia)
Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain)
Lluis Torner, Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain)
V. A. Vysloukh, Univ. de las Americas/Puebla (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5480:
Laser Optics 2003: Diode Lasers and Telecommunication Systems
Nikolay N. Rozanov; Sergey A. Gurevich, Editor(s)

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