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Two-dimensional dissipative solitons supported by localized gain.
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PMID:  21209694     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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We show that the balance between localized gain and nonlinear cubic dissipation in the two-dimensional nonlinear Schrödinger equation allows for the existence of stable localized modes that we identify as solitons. Such modes exist only when the gain is strong enough and the energy flow exceeds certain threshold value. Above the critical value of the gain, symmetry breaking occurs and asymmetric dissipative solitons emerge.
Authors:
Yaroslav V Kartashov; Vladimir V Konotop; Victor A Vysloukh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics letters     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1539-4794     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Lett     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708433     Medline TA:  Opt Lett     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, and Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Mediterranean Technology Park, 08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain. yaroslav.kartashov@icfo.es
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