Observation of elliptic incoherent spatial solitons

Omer Katz, Tal Carmon, Tal Schwartz, Mordechai Segev, Demetrios N. Christodoulides

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We present the first experimental observation of spatially incoherent elliptic solitons. We use partially spatially incoherent light with anisotropic correlation statistics and observe elliptic solitons supported by the photorefractive screening nonlinearity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1248-1250
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2004
Externally publishedYes


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