Solitary-wave decay and symmetry-breaking instabilities in two-mode fibers

E. M. Wright, G. I. Stegeman, S. Wabnitz

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We present a linear stability analysis for coupled nonlinear solitonlike pulses propagating in optical guiding structures supporting two linearly and/or nonlinearly coupled modes. The analytical predictions are well confirmed by numerical experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4455-4466
Number of pages12
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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