Spatial Thirring-type solitons via electromagnetically induced transparency

Inbal Friedler*, Gershon Kurizki, Oren Cohen, Mordechai Segev

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We show that the giant Kerr nonlinearity in the regime of electromagnetically induced transparency in vapor can give rise to the formation of Thirring-type spatial solitons, which are supported solely by cross-phase modulation that couples the two copropagating light beams.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3374-3376
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - 15 Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes


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