Influence of the magneto-optic effects on a light self-focusing in Kerr media

Katarzyna Agnieszka Rutkowska, Jerzy Jasiński, Krzysztof Świtkowski, Boris Malomed, Roberto Morandotti


We present the possibility of light beam-propagation control in a Kerr nonlinear medium through the efficient management of magnetically-induced linear and circular birefringences. Theoretical analyses, performed by dint direct numerical simulations of modified nonlinear Schrödinger equation, as well as by means of variational approximation, show consistent results.

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