Observation of self-trapping of light in walk-off-compensating tandems
Abbreviated Journal Title
SOLITONS; CRYSTAL; N-(4-NITROPHENYL)-L-PROLINOL; NONLINEARITIES; GENERATION; PULSES; Optics
We report the first experimental observation, to our knowledge, of the self-trapping of light in walk-off-compensating optical tandems. The experiment was conducted with picosecond light pulses in a ten-plate optically contacted tandem made of potassium titanyl phosphate prepared for phase matching along a special geometry featuring a huge local walk-off. The observation should open the door to the exploration of multicomponent soliton formation in new classes of materials and settings. (C) 2004 Optical Society of America.
"Observation of self-trapping of light in walk-off-compensating tandems" (2004). Faculty Bibliography 2000s. 4245.