Abstract

We study self-channeling of light waves in a rotated cut of crystals of the 4mm and the 6mm classes, whose dominant mechanism is photorefractive diffusion nonlinearity. The existence of photorefractive line waves that can be guided along the edge of the crystal is suggested and analyzed.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

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