Bergé, L.3; Mezentsev, V. K.3; Juul Rasmussen, Jens4; Christiansen, Peter Leth5; Gaididei, Y. B.3
1 Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark2 Department of Informatics and Mathematical Modeling, Technical University of Denmark3 unknown4 Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark5 Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark
We study the propagation of intense optical beams in layered Kerr media. With appropriate shapes, beams with a power close to the self-focusing threshold are shown to propagate over long distances as quasistationary waveguides in cubic media supporting a periodic nonlinear refractive index. (C) 2000 Optical Society of America OCIS codes: 190.3270, 260.5950, 230.7390, 350.5500.
Optics Letters, 2000, Vol 25, Issue 14, p. 1037-1039