Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp 471–478

Self-action of light beams in nonlinear media: soliton solutions

  • Kh. I. Pushkarov
  • D. I. Pushkarov
  • I. V. Tomov


The behaviour of light beams in nonlinear media (self-focussing of optical beams as well as self-modulation and transmission of optical pulses) is considered in the case when the nonlinear polarization contains susceptibilities of third- and fifth-order. The soliton solutions are obtained for the nonlinear equations deduced.


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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kh. I. Pushkarov
    • 1
  • D. I. Pushkarov
    • 1
  • I. V. Tomov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Solid State PhysicsBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Faculty of PhysicsSofia UniversitySofiaBulgaria

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