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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

S. A. Cummer, "Dynamics of causal beam refraction in negative refractive index materials," Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 2008-2010 (2003).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

J. Pendry, "Electromagnetic materials enter the negative age," Phys. World 14, 47-51 (2001).

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[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

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G. Bellanca, R. Semprini, and P. Bassi, "FDTD modeling of spatial soliton propagation," Opt. Quantum Electron. 29, 233-241 (1997).

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[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, P. Egan, L. Velasco, and N. King, "Control of planar nonlinear guided waves and spatial solitons with a left-handed medium," J. Opt. A 7, 57-67 (2004).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Y. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, "Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials," Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004).

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[CrossRef]

C.-F. Chen and S. Chi, "Subwavelength spatial solitons of TE mode," Opt. Commun. 157, 170-172 (1998).

[CrossRef]

S. A. Cummer, "Dynamics of causal beam refraction in negative refractive index materials," Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 2008-2010 (2003).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Y. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, "Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials," Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, P. Egan, L. Velasco, and N. King, "Control of planar nonlinear guided waves and spatial solitons with a left-handed medium," J. Opt. A 7, 57-67 (2004).

[CrossRef]

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "On the existence of subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Commun. 178, 431-435 (2000).

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E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "Subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 22, 1290-1292 (1997).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "On the existence of subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Commun. 178, 431-435 (2000).

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E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "Subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 22, 1290-1292 (1997).

[CrossRef]

J. S. Aitchison, J. S. Silberberg, A. M. Weiner, M. K. Oliver, J. L. Jackel, D. E. Leaird, E. M. Vogel, and P. W. E. Smith, "Observation of spatial optical solitons in a nonlinear glass waveguide," Opt. Lett. 15, 471-473 (1990).

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, P. Egan, L. Velasco, and N. King, "Control of planar nonlinear guided waves and spatial solitons with a left-handed medium," J. Opt. A 7, 57-67 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, N. King, Y. Rapoport, and L. Velasco, "Gyrotropic impact upon negative refracting surfaces," New J. Phys. (to be published).

Y. Kivshar and G. P. Agrawal, Optical Solitons: From Fibers to Photonic Crystals (Academic, 2003).

I. V. Shadrivov, R. W. Ziolkowski, A. A. Zharov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Excitation of guided waves in layered structures with negative refraction," Opt. Express 13, 481-492 (2005).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Y. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, "Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials," Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Giant Goos-Hänchen effect at the reflection from left-handed metamaterials," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2713-2715 (2003).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Guided modes in negative-refractive-index waveguides," Phys. Rev. E 67, 057602 (2003).

[CrossRef]

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M. W. McCall, A. Lakhtakia, and W. S. Weiglhofer, "The negative index of refraction demystified," Eur. J. Phys. 23, 353-359 (2002).

[CrossRef]

J. S. Aitchison, J. S. Silberberg, A. M. Weiner, M. K. Oliver, J. L. Jackel, D. E. Leaird, E. M. Vogel, and P. W. E. Smith, "Observation of spatial optical solitons in a nonlinear glass waveguide," Opt. Lett. 15, 471-473 (1990).

[CrossRef]
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[CrossRef]

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "Subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 22, 1290-1292 (1997).

[CrossRef]

D. Sullivan, J. Liu, and M. Kuzyuk, "Three-dimensional optical pulse simulation using the FDTD method," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. 48, 1127-1133 (2000).

[CrossRef]

K. S. Kunz and R. J. Luebbers, The Finite Difference Time Domain Method for Electromagnetics (CRC Press, 1993).

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "On the existence of subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Commun. 178, 431-435 (2000).

[CrossRef]

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "Subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 22, 1290-1292 (1997).

[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, K. Marinov, D. I. Pushkarov, and A. Shivarova, "Influence of nonlinearly induced diffraction on spatial solitary waves," Opt. Quantum Electron. 32, 49-62 (2000).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

M. W. McCall, A. Lakhtakia, and W. S. Weiglhofer, "The negative index of refraction demystified," Eur. J. Phys. 23, 353-359 (2002).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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J. B. Pendry, "Negative refraction makes a perfect lens," Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3966-3969 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

V. A. Podolskiy, A. K. Sarychev, E. E. Narimanov, and V. M. Shalaev, "Resonant light interaction with plasmonic nanowire systems," J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 7, 32-37 (2005).

[CrossRef]

A. K. Sarychev, V. P. Drachev, H. Yuan, V. A. Podolskiy, and V. M. Shalaev, "Optical properties of metal nanowires," in Nanotubes and Nanowires, A.Lakhtakia and S.Maksimenko, eds. Proc. SPIE 5219, 92-98 (2003).

A. D. Boardman, K. Marinov, D. I. Pushkarov, and A. Shivarova, "Influence of nonlinearly induced diffraction on spatial solitary waves," Opt. Quantum Electron. 32, 49-62 (2000).

[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, N. King, Y. Rapoport, and L. Velasco, "Gyrotropic impact upon negative refracting surfaces," New J. Phys. (to be published).

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[CrossRef]

V. E. Semenov, N. N. Rozanov, and N. V. Vysotina, "Ultranarrow beams of electromagnetic radiation in media with a Kerr nonlinearity," JETP 89, 243-248 (1999).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

V. A. Podolskiy, A. K. Sarychev, E. E. Narimanov, and V. M. Shalaev, "Resonant light interaction with plasmonic nanowire systems," J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 7, 32-37 (2005).

[CrossRef]

A. K. Sarychev, V. P. Drachev, H. Yuan, V. A. Podolskiy, and V. M. Shalaev, "Optical properties of metal nanowires," in Nanotubes and Nanowires, A.Lakhtakia and S.Maksimenko, eds. Proc. SPIE 5219, 92-98 (2003).

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[CrossRef]

V. E. Semenov, N. N. Rozanov, and N. V. Vysotina, "Ultranarrow beams of electromagnetic radiation in media with a Kerr nonlinearity," JETP 89, 243-248 (1999).

[CrossRef]

G. Bellanca, R. Semprini, and P. Bassi, "FDTD modeling of spatial soliton propagation," Opt. Quantum Electron. 29, 233-241 (1997).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, R. W. Ziolkowski, A. A. Zharov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Excitation of guided waves in layered structures with negative refraction," Opt. Express 13, 481-492 (2005).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Y. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, "Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials," Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Zharov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Giant Goos-Hänchen effect at the reflection from left-handed metamaterials," Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 2713-2715 (2003).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Guided modes in negative-refractive-index waveguides," Phys. Rev. E 67, 057602 (2003).

[CrossRef]

V. A. Podolskiy, A. K. Sarychev, E. E. Narimanov, and V. M. Shalaev, "Resonant light interaction with plasmonic nanowire systems," J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 7, 32-37 (2005).

[CrossRef]

A. K. Sarychev, V. P. Drachev, H. Yuan, V. A. Podolskiy, and V. M. Shalaev, "Optical properties of metal nanowires," in Nanotubes and Nanowires, A.Lakhtakia and S.Maksimenko, eds. Proc. SPIE 5219, 92-98 (2003).

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

A. D. Boardman, K. Marinov, D. I. Pushkarov, and A. Shivarova, "Influence of nonlinearly induced diffraction on spatial solitary waves," Opt. Quantum Electron. 32, 49-62 (2000).

[CrossRef]

K. L. Shlager and J. B. Schneider, "A selective survey of the finite-difference time-domain literature," IEEE Antennas Propag. Mag. 37, 39-56 (1995).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. A. Shelby, D. R. Smith, and S. Schultz, "Experimental verification of a negative index of refraction," Science 292, 77-79 (2001).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

D. R. Smith and N. Kroll, "Negative refractive index in left-handed materials," Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 2933-2936 (2000).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

J. S. Aitchison, J. S. Silberberg, A. M. Weiner, M. K. Oliver, J. L. Jackel, D. E. Leaird, E. M. Vogel, and P. W. E. Smith, "Observation of spatial optical solitons in a nonlinear glass waveguide," Opt. Lett. 15, 471-473 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "On the existence of subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Commun. 178, 431-435 (2000).

[CrossRef]

E. Granot, S. Sternklar, Y. Isbi, B. Malomed, and A. Lewis, "Subwavelength spatial solitons," Opt. Lett. 22, 1290-1292 (1997).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, Y. S. Kivshar, A. A. Zharov, A. D. Boardman, and P. Egan, "Nonlinear surface waves in left-handed materials," Phys. Rev. E 69, 016617 (2004).

[CrossRef]

I. V. Shadrivov, A. A. Sukhorukov, and Y. S. Kivshar, "Guided modes in negative-refractive-index waveguides," Phys. Rev. E 67, 057602 (2003).

[CrossRef]

D. Sullivan, J. Liu, and M. Kuzyuk, "Three-dimensional optical pulse simulation using the FDTD method," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. 48, 1127-1133 (2000).

[CrossRef]

D. M. Sullivan, "Nonlinear FDTD formulations using Z transforms," IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. 43, 676-682 (1995).

[CrossRef]

R. M. Joseph and A. Taflove, "FDTD Maxwell's equations models for nonlinear electrodynamics and optics," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag. 45, 364-374 (1997).

[CrossRef]

R. M. Joseph and A. Taflove, "Spatial soliton deflection mechanism indicated by FD-TD Maxwell's equations modeling," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 6, 1251-1254 (1994).

[CrossRef]

A. Taflove and S. C. Hagness, Computational Electrodynamics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method (Artech House, 2000).

H. F. Taylor, "Optical modulation in thin films," J. Vac. Sci. Technol. 11, 150-155 (1974).

[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, P. Egan, L. Velasco, and N. King, "Control of planar nonlinear guided waves and spatial solitons with a left-handed medium," J. Opt. A 7, 57-67 (2004).

[CrossRef]

A. D. Boardman, N. King, Y. Rapoport, and L. Velasco, "Gyrotropic impact upon negative refracting surfaces," New J. Phys. (to be published).

V. G. Veselago, "The electrodynamics of substances with simultaneously negative values of epsilon and µ," Sov. Phys. Usp. 10, 509-514 (1968).

[CrossRef]

J. S. Aitchison, J. S. Silberberg, A. M. Weiner, M. K. Oliver, J. L. Jackel, D. E. Leaird, E. M. Vogel, and P. W. E. Smith, "Observation of spatial optical solitons in a nonlinear glass waveguide," Opt. Lett. 15, 471-473 (1990).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

V. E. Semenov, N. N. Rozanov, and N. V. Vysotina, "Ultranarrow beams of electromagnetic radiation in media with a Kerr nonlinearity," JETP 89, 243-248 (1999).

[CrossRef]

N. N. Rozanov, V. E. Semenov, and N. V. Vyssotina, "Optical needles in media with saturating self-focusing nonlinearities," J. Opt. B 3, S96-S99 (2001).

[CrossRef]

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