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Refraction of grey solitons at defocusing Kerr interfaces

Sanchez-Curto, J, Chamorro-Posada, P and Mcdonald, GS 2010, Refraction of grey solitons at defocusing Kerr interfaces , in: 5th International Conference on Advanced Optoelectronics & Lasers, CAOL 2010, 10-14 September 2010, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine.

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    Abstract

    We present a generalized Snell’s law that governs grey soliton refraction at the interface separating two defocusing Kerr media. The analysis, based on the Helmholtz theory, is valid for arbitrary angles of incidence and reveals that grey solitons undergo either external or internal refraction depending on the soliton contrast parameter.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Themes: Energy
    Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
    Subjects outside of the University Themes
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre
    Journal or Publication Title: Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL), 2010 International Conference (10.1109/CAOL.2010.5634248)
    Publisher: IEEE Xplore Digital Library
    Refereed: Yes
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    Depositing User: GS McDonald
    Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2011 12:57
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:13
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18261

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