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Continuously self-focusing and continuously self-defocusing two-dimensional beams in dissipative media

Ankiewicz, Adrian; Devine, Natasha; Akhmediev, Nail; Soto-Crespo, J.M.

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Using the Lagrangian formalism, with a simple trial function for dissipative optical two-dimensional (2D) soliton beams, we show that there are two disjoint sets of stationary soliton solutions of the complex cubic-quintic Ginzburg-Landau equation, with concave and convex phase profiles, respectively. These correspond to continuously self-focusing and continuously self-defocusing types of 2D solitons. Their characteristics are distinctly different, as the energy for their existence can be...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/24392
Source: Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.77.033840

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