Stabilization of darkand vortex parametric spatial solitons

Optics Letters (Impact Factor: 3.29). 05/1998; 23(9):670-672. DOI: 10.1364/OL.23.000670
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We demonstrate that a weak defocusing Kerr effect in an optical medium with predominantly quadratic [or chi((2))] nonlinear response can eliminate the parametric modulational instability of plane waves, leading to the existence of stable two-wave dark and vortex spatial solitons.

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