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Stable multidimensional dissipative spiral solitons
Author(s): D. Mihalache
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Paper Abstract

We give a brief overview of recent results in the area of two- and three-dimensional doughnut-shaped localized structures with the inner phase fields in the form of rotating spirals, in the paradigmatic model based on the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation with competing cubic-quintic nonlinearities. It is shown that very robust two-dimensional and three-dimensional dissipative spiral solitons with (at least) the values of the topological charge S = 0, 1, and 2 can be easily generated from a large variety of inputs with embedded vorticity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6785, ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics, 678511 (1 August 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.757863
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D. Mihalache, Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering – IFIN-HH (Romania)
Friedrich-Schiller Univ. Jena (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6785:
ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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