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Suppression of collapse for spiraling elliptic solitons

Desyatnikov, Anton S; Buccoliero, Daniel; Dennis, Mark R; Kivshar, Yuri


We reveal that orbital angular momentum can suppress catastrophic self-focusing in nonlinear Kerr media supporting stable spiraling solitons with an elliptic cross section. We discuss the necessary requirements for observation of this effect with coherent optical and matter waves.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Physical Review Letters
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.053902


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