Polarization domain walls in diffractive or dispersive Kerr media

M. Haelterman, A. P. Sheppard

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Abstract

A novel type of vector dark solitary wave is shown to exist in Kerr materials. These solitary waves consist of localized structures separating adjacent regions (or domains) of different polarization eigenstates of the Kerr medium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-98
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 1994

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