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Bistable solitons in colloidal media

Matuszewski, Michal; Krolikowski, Wieslaw; Kivshar, Yuri

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We study nonlinear light propagation in colloidal suspensions of dielectric nanoparticles within the hard-sphere interaction approximation. We analyze the existence and properties of self-trapped beams (spatial optical solitons) in such media and demonstrate the existence of a bistability regime in the one-dimensional case. We find however that the lower stable branch disappears in the two-dimensional model.

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52680
Source: Photonics Letters of Poland

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