Weak-beam trapping by bright spatial solitons in AlGaAs planar waveguides

J. U. Kang, G. I. Stegeman, J. S. Aitchison

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We demonstrate experimentally the trapping and spatial wave breaking of weak signal beams by orthogonally polarized bright spatial solitons. Experiments were performed in an AlGaAs planar waveguide excited at a wavelength of 1.55 μm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2069-2071
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 15 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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