Spontaneous Formation of Solitons in Resonantly Absorbing Two-Component Medium

Yu V. Kistenev, A. V. Shapovalov

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The process of spontaneous formation of solitons in a two-component resonantly absorbing medium is analyzed. The qualitative analysis shows that two types of soliton-like pulses, which have substantially different properties, can exist in such a medium The results of numerical simulation are compared with the known sine-Gordon and double sine-Gordon models, which are particular cases of the equations considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-404
Number of pages6
JournalOptics and Spectroscopy (English translation of Optika i Spektroskopiya)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Spectroscopy
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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