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


  • Katarzyna Agnieszka Rutkowska Warsaw University of Technology
  • 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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Author Biography

Katarzyna Agnieszka Rutkowska, Warsaw University of Technology

Faculty of Physics,

Optics Division




How to Cite

K. A. Rutkowska, J. Jasiński, K. Świtkowski, B. Malomed, and R. Morandotti, “Influence of the magneto-optic effects on a light self-focusing in Kerr media”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 4, no. 1, pp. pp. 11–13, Mar. 2012.