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Azimuthons in nonlocal nonlinear media

Lopez-Aguayo, Servando; Desyatnikov, Anton S; Kivshar, Yuri

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We demonstrate that spatial nonlocal response provides an effective physical mechanism for stabilization of recently introduced azimuthally modulated self-trapped rotating singular optical beams or azimuthons [see A. S. Desyatnikov, A. A. Sukhorukov, and Yu. S. Kivshar, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 203904 (2005)].We find that stable azimuthons become possible when the nonlocality parameter exceeds a certain threshold value and, in a sharp contrast to local media, the azimuthons with N peaks...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-08-21
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/330
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/330
Source: Optics Express
DOI: 10.1364/OE.14.007903

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