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1 January 2011 Soliton-like interactions of bright, low-power, low-divergence Gaussian fields in an unbiased self-defocusing photorefractive BaTiO3 crystal
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Abstract
The soliton-like interactions of two low divergence fields propagating in unbiased self-defocusing photorefractive media are examined. The interactions appear to be a result of factors that are not dissimilar to those between two steady state screening solitons. Analysis of the conditions for the interactions show a cutoff for the degree of beam divergence required for the soliton-like interactions to occur. The analysis also indicates that the strength of the interaction increases as the beam divergence decreases.
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Michael W. Jones, Esa Jaatinen, and Greg W. Michael "Soliton-like interactions of bright, low-power, low-divergence Gaussian fields in an unbiased self-defocusing photorefractive BaTiO3 crystal," Optical Engineering 50(1), 019701 (1 January 2011). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3526683
Published: 1 January 2011
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