Escaping solitons from a trapping potential

Peccianti, M, Dyadyusha, A, Kaczmarek, M and Assanto, G (2008) Escaping solitons from a trapping potential. Physical Review Letters, 101 (15). pp. 153902-1. ISSN 0031-9007

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Abstract

Solitons propagating within a confining potential undergo momentum-dependent scattering and eventually escape for large excitations. We experimentally highlight this phenomenon in the presence of a nonperturbative nonlinear response using self-confined light beams in a reorientational medium.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC0350 Optics. Light
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA1501 Applied optics. Photonics
Depositing User: Marco Peccianti
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2013 10:42
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2019 11:15
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/46117

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