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Observation of vector solitons with hidden vorticity

Izdebskaya, Yana V.; Rebling, Johannes; Desyatnikov, Anton S.; Kivshar, Yuri S.

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This letter reports the first experimental observation, to our knowledge, of optical vector solitons composed of two incoherently coupled vortex components. We employ nematic liquid crystal to generate stable vector solitons with counterrotating vortices and hidden vorticity. In contrast, the solitons with explicit vorticity and corotating vortex components show azimuthal splitting.

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Date published: 2012-02-17
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/99885
Source: Optics Letters
DOI: 10.1364/OL.37.000767

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