Helmholtz solitons at nonlinear interfaces
McDonald, GS, Chamorro-Posada, P and Sanchez-Curto, J 2007, 'Helmholtz solitons at nonlinear interfaces' , Optics Letters, 32 (9) , pp. 1126-1128.Full text not available from this repository.
The evolution of Helmholtz solitons at the interface separating two Kerr-type media is described by means of a generalized nonlinear Helmholtz equation. The bright soliton solution for this equation and arbitrary media properties are presented. Numerical simulations show that, when there is only mismatch in the linear refractive index, Helmholtz solitons behave according to Snell's law. Also, the general reflection and refraction properties of optical solitons show features that cannot be captured in the paraxial theory.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QC Physics
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre
|Journal or Publication Title:||Optics Letters|
|Publisher:||Optical Society of America|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||07 Sep 2007 14:32|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 15:47|
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