Spatial Thirring-type solitons via electromagnetically induced transparency

Inbal Friedler, Gershon Kurizki, Oren Cohen, Moti Segev
2006 2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference  
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.
doi:10.1109/cleo.2006.4629035 fatcat:lkwmdfboajdntpjwfonbvbqdey