Abstract

We report experimental and numerical results that describe collisions between two-dimensional type II quadratic solitons excited in a KTP crystal by fundamental waves of orthogonal polarization. Our results provide experimental evidence of the possibility of both inelastic collision (when two quadratic solitons merge at input into a single soliton at output) and quasi-elastic collision.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Properties of type  II quadratic solitons excited by imbalanced fundamental waves

R. A. Fuerst, M. T. G. Canva, D. Baboiu, and G. I. Stegeman
Opt. Lett. 22(23) 1748-1750 (1997)

Experiments in quadratic spatial soliton generation and steering in a noncollinear geometry

V. Couderc, E. Lopez Lago, C. Simos, and A. Barthelemy
Opt. Lett. 26(12) 905-907 (2001)

Birth of solitons in quadratic spatial soliton collisions

Ladislav Jankovic, Hongki Kim, Sergey Polyakov, George I. Stegeman, Christian Bosshard, and Peter Gunter
Opt. Lett. 28(12) 1037-1039 (2003)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription