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Two-dimensional beams of dissipative antisolitons
Author(s): A. Ankiewicz; J. M. Soto-Crespo; N. Devine; N. Akhmediev
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Paper Abstract

By using a reduced model for dissipative optical soliton beams, we show that there are two disjoint sets of fixed points. These correspond to stationary solitons of the radial complex cubic-quintic Ginzburg - Landau equation with concave and convex phase profiles, respectively. We confirm these results by numerical simulations which reveal soliton solutions of two different types: continuously self-focussing and continuously self-defocusing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6802, Complex Systems II, 68021C (5 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.760937
Show Author Affiliations
A. Ankiewicz, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
J. M. Soto-Crespo, Instituto de Óptica, C.S.I.C. (Spain)
N. Devine, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
N. Akhmediev, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6802:
Complex Systems II
Derek Abbott; Tomaso Aste; Murray Batchelor; Robert Dewar; Tiziana Di Matteo; Tony Guttmann, Editor(s)

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