Suppression of collapse for spiraling elliptic solitons

Anton S. Desyatnikov, Daniel Buccoliero, Mark R. Dennis, Yuri S. Kivshar

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    We reveal that orbital angular momentum can suppress catastrophic self-focusing in nonlinear Kerr media supporting stable spiraling solitons with an elliptic cross section. We discuss the necessary requirements for observation of this effect with coherent optical and matter waves.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number053902
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2010


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