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Black and grey soliton refraction at interfaces

Sánchez-Curto, J, Chamorro-Posada, P and McDonald, GS 2010, Black and grey soliton refraction at interfaces , in: National Photonics Conference, Photon 10, 23-26 Aug, 2010, Southampton, UK.

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    Abstract

    The behaviour of grey solitons incident on Kerr defocusing interfaces is studied within the framework of Helmholtz theory. We report that the refraction of grey solitons is governed by a generalized Snell's law whose validity extends to arbitrary angles. Unlike their bright or black counterparts, grey solitons may exhibit either external or internal refraction depending solely on the soliton greyness parameter.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
    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: Technical Digest: National Photonics Conference, Photon 10, Southampton, 2010
    Publisher: Institute of Physics (IoP)
    Refereed: Yes
    Depositing User: GS McDonald
    Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2011 16:57
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:13
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18267

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